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"Cyberpunk worked when the Internet was in its hand-wound crystal radio phase, when you had to be a sort of hobbyist to do e-mail, and it all had a very steep learning curve. Those days are over."
- William Gibson

Giant Flat Panel Display  
  Movie screen-sized flat panel display for live televised images.  

When a leading political figure wished to speak to the populace, he could go to a special television studio and have his likeness presented on enormous public displays.


(Giant screen in H.G. Wells' Things to Come)

From The Shape of Things To Come, by H.G. Wells.
Published by Alexander Korda Productions in 1936
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