People all over the internet thingy have been getting quite excited about today’s date, which in both sensible and crazy furriner format is 10/10/10. Now it’s not that remarkable, as it happens every century. Next year we’ll have 11/11/11, and so on and so forth.
But today does have more significance. Because 101010 is the binary form of the number that is the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. Yes, today is, as this helpful site points out:
And while we’re remembering Douglas Adams (as if we could forget), there’s some news on the forthcoming TV version of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. It’s going to be on BBC Four, apparently. Cast details from ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha.