The problem with trying to put a monetary value on a “like” is that it tends to inspire either ridicule or disbelief. But surely it’s worth something? It’s not a pretty picture for the future of Earth, but the indications are that ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ is coming to pass.
Evidence? The Guide itself – it is a device “rather like a largish electronic calculator (which) if it were printed in normal book form, would require several inconveniently large buildings to carry it around”. Clearly a blueprint for a tablet or e-reader. Clever old Douglas Adams. Read more »