The adjective “protodigital” characterizes something as “digital” in the first, early or original form of the digital.

The adjective “protodigital” describes the characteristic of belonging to the first generation or – in a broader sense – to the early forms of digital technologies.

The adjective “protodigital” denotes the affiliation to the “protodigital epoch”.

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The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.