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Douglas Noël Adams (11 March 1952 - 11 May 2001) was an English writer, dramatist, and musician. He is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a 'trilogy' of five books that sold over 15 million copies in his lifetime, a television series, several stage plays, comics, a computer game, and in 2005 a feature film. Adams' contribution to UK radio is commemorated in The Radio Academy's Hall of Fame.

❝By the time you've sorted out a complicated idea into little steps that even a stupid machine can deal with, you've learned something about it yourself.❞ [+]

❝I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.❞ [+]

❝If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a nonworking cat.❞ [+]

❝It doesn't necessarily happen in chronological order.❞ [+]

❝Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable, let's prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.❞ [+]

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