hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy

H2G2: making humor from science

This is a presentation I did in 2012 for an internal “Inspiration Meet” at a previous workplace, where we shared any book, movie, or whatever inspires us. I gave a presentation about Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy, the science fiction book and series by the late Douglas Adams, focusing on how he invented humorous fictional concepts and technologies based on existing science and philosophy.

The presentation went fairly well, except when I attempted to explain about the Infinite Improbability Drive. One of the audience actually fell asleep. :)) Here I added a video from the H2G2 movie which I should’ve included then. Enjoy!