Reply to post: Re: We'll get there yet

Astroboffins may have raged at Elon's emissions staining the sky, but all those satellites will be more boon than bother

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: We'll get there yet

The only question is whether anyone will still remember analog TV snow when we do.

What I've always found interesting about that line is that the digital television sets I've seen all display a blue screen when there's no input signal. So a reader who's familiar with analog sets and assumes one will picture a cloudy sky, while one who only knows digital sets will presumably picture a clear one.

Gibson's weather imagery is a function of the age of the reader, to a first approximation.

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