Jacob Haller (jwgh) wrote,
Jacob Haller

technology alters literature

The opening sentence to William Gibson's Neuromancer is:
The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.
I always thought that this image was very evocative. It has occurred to me, however, that these days it just means that the sky was blue.
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