This makes formats, typefaces, grids,
colors, and textures easy to process and store, fragment, or partialize, and any of their structural vectors can easily be joined with any other.
The other characteristic of this digitalization of information
is its electronic nature, which makes the data processed both more virtual and nonmaterial and also more ephemeral.
Digital production and the possibilities created for global
interconnection and simultaneous discourse on-line thus has raised a series of new questions on the nature of reading and interpretation, and of communication and the very “status” of signs.