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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,037 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Scott Adams Narrator: Scott Adams Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Step aside, Bill Gates! Here comes today’s real technology guru and his totally original, laugh-out-loud New York Times bestseller that looks at the coming years and boldly predicts: more stupidity ahead.

In The Dilbert Principle and Dogbert’s Top Secret Management Handbook, Scott Adams skewered the absurdities of the corporate world. Now he takes the next logical step, turning his keen analytical focus on how human greed, stupidity, and horniness will shape the future. Featuring the same irresistible amalgam of essays and cartoons that made Adams previous works so singularly entertaining, this uproariously funny, dead-on-target tome offers half-truthful, half-farcical predictions that push all of today’s hot buttons—from business and technology to society and government.

Children – they are our future, so we’re pretty much hosed. Tip: Grab what you can while they’re still too little to stop us.

Human Potential – we’ll finally learn to use the 90 percent of the brain we don’t use today and find out that there wasn’t anything in that part.

Computers – technology and homeliness will combine to form a powerful type of birth control.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The management book of the century.” 

    New Yorker

  • “Adams draws hilariously absurdist conclusions from his peripatetic observations. His targets include genetically engineered children, the chaos theory, life on other planets, euthanasia, frequent flier programs, clothes, and bicycle seats. Although Adams admits that it is impossible to know the future because the unexpected usually happens, he also argues that we will always be able to depend on the existence of stupidity and its predictable effects.” 

    Booklist

  • “Dilbert books should be (and often are) read aloud while important office work is being put off, and luckily, the best reader of all, Adams himself, has put his interpretive skills on tape.” 

    Worth

  • “Thank God for Dilbert.” 

    Scientific American

  • New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Samuel | 2/19/2014

    " Scott Adams is very clever. He throws in lots of ideas and opinions, some of which make a lot of sense, some not so much. But a fun and great read, well worth it, plus he throws in lots of his comic strips! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Christian Hanne | 2/14/2014

    " To get one thing straight from the beginning: Dilbert cartoons suck! Most of the time they are not funny at all and on the rare occasions that actually a punch line exists it will come up in the last but one picture but never in the last one (where you usually have some dull line ruining the bit of humor you could detect in the picture before). Besides of the cartoons the rest of the book is testimony for arrogance and presumptuousness, for a deep contempt for fellow people, for cynicism and sarcasm and for a considerable degree of self-loathing. To put it in a nutshell: It's excellent reading!!! The only downfall is the last couple of chapters in which the author outlines some alternative ways of experiencing and perceiving 'reality'. He purposely rids these chapters of any humor and irony. But since he announces this at the beginning of these chapters you can just avoid reading them. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Katrin | 2/8/2014

    " This book was a rather quick and entertaining read-through. I liked the combination of text and comic. Adams is shifting between humor and things, that have sadly come to pass already, so it's not just a non-stop-laugh. But I laughed out loudly a few times and could not stop reading it all to the end. The last chapter is quite mind-boggling, I loved that he showed us not just the humorous side. I wonder if he shouldn't write a book about that and not include it in this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Tanvir Muntasim | 1/31/2014

    " Constantly amusing take on the future, Dilbert style! "

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