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Friday Talking Points -- Don't Panic

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

That headline, of course, quotes the cover to the fictional Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: "Don't Panic." This week, it seems like timely advice, as the news media and American politicians go into full-blown panic mode over one death and two illnesses within the United States.

Machines With Feelings

John Bates | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
John Bates

In Douglas Adam's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy a computer called Deep Thought was asked to provide the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything...

I'm the Chairman of the Board

John Bates | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
John Bates

For the first time in known history an algorithm has been given a seat on a corporate board of directors. I always suspected that algorithms would take over the world, but this is an unexpected development.

Google Asks That You 'Don't Panic'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology

Happy birthday to a hoopy frood: Google celebrates British humorist and author of "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" Douglas Adams' 61st birthday ...

Sci-Fi Classic Coming To iPad

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

Attention, sci-fi lovers! Douglas Adams's cult classic adventure story, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, is getting its very own mobile app. Vanc...

The Guardian On 'The Grand Design'

The Guardian | John Crace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We humans are a curious species, and so we wonder: how does the universe behave, what is the nature of reality, where did we come from and how come St...

Towel Day: Fans Honor 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' Author Douglas Adams

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two weeks after the death of Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, fans get together and celebrate May 25 as "Towel Day" in h...

Odd Uses For A Book (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You know by now we love books -- everything about them, especially how they transform a house into a home. But it's Friday again, it's cold, windy and...

At 30,Hitchhiker's Guide Returns To The Galaxy

The Guardian | James Meikle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hundreds of people gathered at London's South Bank today dressed in differing hues of dressing gown and carrying towels to mark the resurrection of a ...

Book Review Round-Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Here it is, your weekly book review round-up: Eating, Jason Epstein The New York Times The book is delicious, in its minimalist, essayistic way. But ...

Hitchhiker's Guide Book Series To Continue With New Author

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LONDON - Children's author Eoin Colfer is to write a sixth novel in the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series, seven years after the death of its ...