[mythtv-users] "Generational" TV, was: OT: 3D TV

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Jan 13 06:51:35 UTC 2010

Brian Wood wrote:
> Today's shows seem to like to focus on the 
> worst elements of our society, witness the popularity of the multiple CSI type 
> shows.
> I'll grant that there is *some* good stuff today, but you have to wade through 
> so much garbage to find it that it's not worth the effort.
Yeah, back in the 1950s the garbage showing the worst of people was all 
on the movie screens. ;)

> One thing I always like to do when watching old H'mooners episodes is look for 
> the black halo effect, caused by secondary emission from the image orthicon 
> targets...
I find artifacts of old equipment like that pretty interesting, too.  I 
always notice the comet trails coming off bright objects on stuff from 
the tube camera era.

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