Douglas Adams is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, but he was also a huge fan of the Macintosh. We discuss his many Macs, interactive fiction, and his extremely astute vision of the future of technology, both fictional and real.
“I love deadlines, I love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”
- Wikipedia entry
- Official website
- Hitchhiker's Guide "Trilogy"
- The Salmon of Doubt
- "Mankind as sickly as a parrot"
- Adams' Macs
- Starship Titanic (1998)
- "Frank the Vandal" (on HyperCard)
- "Guide to the Macintosh"
- Adams on Windows 95
I wrote an ad for Apple Computer: 'Macintosh - We might not get everything right, but at least we knew the century was going to end.'