Digital is a term for computers based on the binary symbols 0 and 1. Digital computing is by far the dominant form of computer with non-digital computers being an somewhat obscure area of research. As such, digital is often used as a synonym of computing, information technology or technology. The following are common examples of digital things.
Digital TechnologyA term for devices or services that make use of computers. Synonymous with information technology.
Digital ElectronicsDevices that contain computers or that process binary data.
Digital MediaMedia such as photos, music and video that is captured, stored and delivered as binary data.
Digital ContentContent such as documents, news and books that are delivered as binary data. For example, an ebook is digital content.
Digital EconomyA term for industries that view information technology as a primary competitive factor.
Digital DataData stored as binary. Generally speaking, all computerized data, including text is stored as binary.
Digital CultureA culture that has changed significantly due to access to computers and computerized information. A similar term, the information age is one way to refer to the current period of human history.
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