The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Future With Douglas Adams

A four-part series which attempts to make sense of the digital world. Technology affects almost everything we do, and its possibilities can be both exhilarating and daunting.

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Episodes

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01Music2000100420010414

Douglas Adams demystifies the way in which music can be accessed on the internet, with help from Brian Eno and Michael Nesmith, among others.

02Books2000101120010421

Douglas Adams reflects on the potential of the internet for authors and publishers.

How will e-publishing affect the book industry?

03Film2000101820010428

Douglas Adams looks at how new technology is changing film and television, and asks whether traditional broadcasting will be replaced by more interactive entertainment.

04 LAST2000102520010505

Douglas Adams reveals his personal vision of how technology may co-evolve with us. Having already provided a communication network unparalleled in history, computers are set to revolutionise every aspect of our lives.