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"I kind of take it for granted that our great-grandchildren will regard us as a sort of precursor species. That they won't think of us as human and if we could see them, we probably wouldn't think of them as human either."
- William Gibson

Tele-Screen  
  A display screen for live events.  

It was on the tele-screen that I viewed the mobs coursing through the streets; via the news-dispenser I listened to the latest tidings from all over the country.
From After Armageddon, by Francis Flagg.
Published by Wonder Stories in 1932
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Compare to the telescreen from George Orwell's 1948 novel 1984, not to mention 'Doc' Smith's cool visiplate.

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