The Power of 42
Douglas Adams in "The
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" first introduced me to the significance of 42.
"You're really not going to like it," observed Deep Thought.
"All right," said Deep Thought. "The Answer to the Great Question..."
"Of Life, the Universe, and Everything..." said Deep Thought.
"Is..." said Deep Thought, and paused.
"Forty-two," said Deep Thought, with infinite majesty and calm.
-The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
Read Into it What You Will
No doubt you'll read into the significance of 42 what you will. Indubitably it will
differ from the meaning I get out of it / take from it.
In fact, I most certainly hope others get both more, less, and different things from
the answer of 42. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.
When push comes to shove and you're faced with a question that seemingly has no answer
(or perhaps you just don't know where to look for the answer), try 42; It works for me.
Just remember that there are no guarantees in life (except of course that their are no
I'm easily distracted by different things so much of this stuff hasn't been updated / changed in a while.
In most cases, my innate laziness also becomes a factor in not changing keeping things current.
May 16, 2005
Updated pictures section
added Recently Added section
November 09, 2004
Added Pictures Section
November 06, 2003
December 08, 2002
Created intial crux stuff
November 30, 2002
Initial Public Releases of network jack
August 4, 2002
Minor bugfix to brigit
. version 0.95a released.
August 3, 2002
Initial Public Release of brigit (version 0.95)
, a web interface for streaming mp3 files.
July 7, 2002
Initial release of the www.the42.net site.
While it includes references to actual code being available, nothing actually is.
In fact, it's really just this main page and a placeholder for those to be added under the current plan.