Zaphod Beeblebrox invented your future

So, who invented the Kindle, the little electronic book that is transforming the way we read and laying waste to the traditional publishing industry? Rereading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy the other day, I was suddenly struck by the thought that, in a way, it was Douglas Adams. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, for anyone who hasn't read it, is a satire in which the Earth is demolished by aliens to make way for a hyperspace bypass, and one human, Arthur Dent, is rescued by a … [Read more...]