Douglas Adams and the Puddle

The great British author Douglas Adams, who created The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and also... actually it doesn't matter what else he did, because he created The Hitchhiker's Guide and that's enough for a few lifetimes!

Anyways, he was a tremendous fan of technology and thought deeply about its impact on the world around him. Although he passed away in 2001 and never got to see the utter explosion of the internet and platforms like YouTube, so video of him is rather rare and he mostly survives through his writing. 

Here's a fantastic short collection from later in his life when he had shifted his focus from writing science fiction to nature conservancy. But whether he was talking about alien space ships or endangered species, he had a unique way of looking at the world:

It says "Part 1", so perhaps there's more to look forward to. Or maybe it's like Mel Brooks' The History of the World Part One