October 26th, 2006

Dr. Orpheus

Random thoughts...

Sometimes weird stuff occurs to me. Take for example the first line of Neuromancer by William Gibson:
"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel." It is, in my opinion, one of the great opening lines of a novel ever. Unfortunately, it's changed meaning completely in the last 20something years since it was written.
back in the early 80's it was something like this:



Now it means something like this:



weird, huh?
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