Douglas Adams, Marvin the Paranoid Android and Me (15th January 2019)

Be inspired through hearing from our esteemed speaker, Robbie Stamp, reflecting on Douglas Adams and his very close association with him and projects around Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the nature of perspective, 42, Artificial Intelligence and Rhinoceroses’ Sense of Smell, and much, much more…

Robbie Stamp

Robbie Stamp is a TedX Speaker (Digital Afterlives and a second talk on the nature of grief), a member of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (not a politician), and CEO of Bioss International, a consultancy interested in decision making and human judgement, particularly now in relation to machine learning and AI.

Back in 1995, Robbie was a Founder of The Digital Village with the late great Douglas Adams, author of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

The Company created the Computer Game Starship Titanic and, the real “earth edition” of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Robbie was an Executive Producer of the Disney movie of HHGG and is Chairman of Not Panicking Ltd, once again owns the digital rights to the earth edition and is now imagining a new future for “The Guide”.

He also once produced an aware winning documentary on Climate Change called “Can Polar Bears Tread Water” and wrote Trojan Horses a book about “deception” during the Second World War.