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"In WWII, they had a saying that there are no atheists in foxholes. I think the modern equivalent of that is that there are no jaded, bored people in the high-tech industry, in the land of really good hardcore geeks."
- Neal Stephenson

Fluor Strips  
  Lighting long narrow devices.  

It was very nearly as dark as the closet had been. The only light came from the fluor strips in the cornice.
From Sacred Martian Pig (Idris' Pig), by Margaret Saint Clair.
Published by Startling Stories in 1949
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Compare to illuminum from Altered Carbon (2003) by Richard Morgan and wall-light from Foundation and Empire (1952) by Isaac Asimov.

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