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The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century (original 1997; edition 1997)

by Scott Adams

Series: Dilbert

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Title:The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century
Authors:Scott Adams
Info:Harper Business (1997), Hardcover, 258 pages
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Another fun Dilbert comic read. Despite not working in that career type I've always found the Dilbert comics pretty funny, even as a kid. The two books I've read of his (so far) have been no different.

This book was funny and a bit poignant (him discussing Terrorism, when this was written in 1998), but the end of the book goes into a bit of a tail-dive with the paranormal stuff. Not sure the point/reasoning behind it's inclusion, and its not exactly meant to be funny and just is a poor way to wrap up the work. ( )
  BenKline | Nov 15, 2016 |
"Dilbert books should be (and often are) read aloud while importantoffice work is being put off, and luckily, the best reader of all, Adamshimself, has put his interpretive skills on tape." --Worth MagazineStep aside, Nostradamus. Here comes the real soothsayer, and he'sturning his eagle eye on everything from new work-avoiding technologyto sex with aliens. With predictions that run the gamut ona wide range... ( )
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  Tutter | Mar 2, 2015 |
Hysterical. And true. Adams' insights into the working world are unmatched. ( )
  datrappert | Nov 30, 2013 |
Reading Scott Adams at length is like reading the output of a thousand monkeys on a thousand typewriters. Mostly garbage, with the occasional line of insight. So it goes with The Dilbert Future... http://icantstopreading.blogspot.com/2008/03/dilbert-future-by-scott-adams.html
  lorelorn_2008 | Jan 5, 2011 |
The section on downsizing really grabbed me. A really appropriate book for these days of high unemployment and angst. Great book, really on target and funny ( )
  carterchristian1 | Sep 21, 2010 |
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There are two types of people in the world: the bright and attractive people like yourself who read Dilbert books, and the 6 billion idiots who get in our way.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 088730866X, Hardcover)

Move over, Faith Popcorn! Cartoonist Scott Adams is back in book form, and this time he gives Dilbert and his cronies a free hand to forecast the trends that just might drive business and society during the next millennium. In typical Adams fashion, The Dilbert Future: Thriving on Stupidity in the 21st Century serves up a series of laugh-out-loud predictions on technology, marketing, work, jobs, gender relations, and even the future of democracy and capitalism.

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Presents a humorous look at how human greed, stupidity, and lust will shape the future, offering predictions on business, society, government, human potential, and technology.

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