For those who are really keen to learn more about the history of h2g2 you can access ThePost archives which contain a wealth of information.
A700741 h2g2 related stories and articles
A740080 Tributes to Douglas Adams
A652934 1-2-1 Archive - interviews with early researchers including 1-2-1 With The Post
A688557 Frankie meets... Richard Creasey (a personal friend of DNA who was a co-founder of h2g2)
A660377 is the portal to all previous articles.