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Scott Adams, Cartoonist Scott Adams was born and raised in Windham, New York in the Catskill Mountains. He received a B.A. in economics from Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a certified hypnotist. Adams worked in a bank for eight years mostra'n més and, while a bank teller, was robbed twice at gunpoint. He also worked for Pacific Bell for nine years and describes both jobs as "humiliating and low paying jobs." It was during this time, that Adams created the character Dilbert. He was entertaining himself during meetings by drawing insulting cartoons of his co-workers and bosses. In 1988, he mailed some sample comic strips featuring Dilbert to some major cartoon syndicates. He was offered a contract and Dilbert was launched in approximately fifty papers in 1989. Adams began working on Dilbert full time as well as speaking, writing, doing interviews, and designing artwork for licensed products. Dilbert is published in over 1,200 newspapers and has a hard cover business book called "The Dilbert Principle." (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Scott Adams

Fugitive from the Cubicle Police (1996) 1,604 exemplars
Journey to Cubeville (1998) 1,077 exemplars
Still Pumped From Using The Mouse (1996) 1,018 exemplars
Casual Day Has Gone Too Far (1997) 944 exemplars
Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel (2002) 813 exemplars
Shave the Whales (1994) 772 exemplars
Dilbert Gives You the Business (1999) 730 exemplars
Clues For The Clueless (1993) 657 exemplars
Don't Step In The Leadership (1999) 591 exemplars
Excuse Me While I Wag (2001) 332 exemplars
The Religion War (2004) 257 exemplars
Dilbert 2.0: 20 Years of Dilbert (2008) 223 exemplars
Thriving on Vague Objectives (2005) 199 exemplars
Try Rebooting Yourself (2006) 193 exemplars
What Would Wally Do? (2006) 161 exemplars
Cubes and Punishment (2007) 109 exemplars
Dilbert: A Book of Postcards (1996) 44 exemplars
You Can't Schedule Stupidity (1998) 34 exemplars
Work Is a Contact Sport (1997) 34 exemplars
Dilbert Turns 30 (2019) 25 exemplars
Dilbert Gets Re-accommodated (2017) 19 exemplars
The Best of Dilbert, Volume 1 (2002) 19 exemplars
The Best of Dilbert, Volume 2 (2002) 14 exemplars
Dilbert : Excuse Me While I Wag — Autor — 13 exemplars
Not Remotely Working (Dilbert) (2022) 13 exemplars
Dilbert 10 exemplars
Alice in Blunderland (1999) 10 exemplars
Herbert och Hundbert (1994) 7 exemplars
Work-The Wally Way (1999) 6 exemplars
Dilbert (1995) 5 exemplars
Suur Dilberti koomiksiraamat (2010) 4 exemplars
Cal 96 Dilbert: It's a Trap (1995) 4 exemplars
Dilbert: 2008 Calendar (2007) 3 exemplars
Os dias de folga vao acabar (1999) 3 exemplars
Dilbert: Computerfreaks (2003) 3 exemplars
Como enganar o chefe (1998) 3 exemplars
Dilbert Book of Days (1998) 3 exemplars
Dilbert - Atitude Positiva (2010) 2 exemplars
Dilbert: Ich liebe meinen Job! (2003) 2 exemplars
Dilbert 2007 Wall Calendar (2006) 2 exemplars
Dilbert™: 2010 Desk Calendar (2009) 2 exemplars
Dilbert - Ideias Luminosas (2009) 2 exemplars
Dilbert. Bürowitze 1 exemplars
Cal 97 Dilbert (1996) 1 exemplars
Dilbert 2021 Wall Calendar (2020) 1 exemplars
De Dilbert omnibus 1 exemplars
Full-contact au bureau (1998) 1 exemplars
Dilbert: Vorsicht, Chef! (2003) 1 exemplars
Dilbert: Sexmaniac. (2003) 1 exemplars

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Nom oficial
Adams, Scott Raymond
Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Windham, New York, USA
Llocs de residència
Dublin, California, USA
Hartwick College (BS ∙ Economics ∙ 1979)
University of California, Berkeley (MBA)
International Academy of Digital Arts and Science
Scott Adams Foods Inc (Chief Operating Officer)
Premis i honors
Reuben Award (1997)
Newspaper Comic Strip Award (1997)
Biografia breu
Adams is trained as a hypnotist and is a vegetarian. He is the creator of the Dilbert comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire and commentary and business and general speculation.



Dilbert was one of my daily strips, so I knew the theme. It's sad that so much is funny in here, as real-world working life is reflected accurately.

Still, overall just okay.
cwebb | Hi ha 41 ressenyes més | Apr 12, 2024 |
Ridiculous. It’s a cross between a puff piece for Scott Adams and a political ad for Trump.
corliss12000 | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Mar 16, 2024 |
I learned a few things but just a few. I was overwhelmed by the distasteful content and it felt like Adams was simply apologizing and not calling it an apology but an explanation: "Don't blame me!"

Three big failings:

1) Too repetitive. Book should have been 100 pages. Maybe 25 pages would have been sufficient. I fault his editor for this.

2) I don't believe his thesis: That Trump is a natural persuader in a world where facts don't count. I don't believe anyone was persuaded. People who voted for Trump weren't "persuaded" but just voted for him on straightforward reasons: hated Hillary, shortsighted self-interest, racism, etc. None of these required persuasion.

I was also astonished by the author's own claims such as:
3a) He was dismayed by bullying of anti-Trumpers. (It was Trump that encouraging his people to bully.)
3b) He supported Trump because he believed Hillary would tax his personal assets. (He was willing to disbelieve Trump's statements but not Hillary's?)
3c) He disagreed with so many of Trump's positions and yet still ultimately went on to support him.
3d) He says that he and his readers are not smart enough to assess climate change and other issues that our politicians face. (That doesn't mean we should let them get away with spouting nonsense. We have experts for a reason.)

I've probably said enough so I'll stop pointing out the problems.

I have read several of the author's other books (and I'm not talking about his cartoons) and I like the way he writes. In fact, I aim to write using the same persuasive style that the author explains. But wow, that doesn't mean I agree with him or found his book enjoyable. Ugh. It was awful. (And yes, I did read the whole thing.)
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donwon | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Jan 22, 2024 |
Did not like the narrator of this audio book: he needed a dryer style, he was way too heavy with the sarcastic tone.
jennifergeran | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Dec 23, 2023 |



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