n. Computer hardware and software and other organs of digital technology, taken as a whole.
But Wired can seem a little hysterical about its world view. It is, after all, simply a magazine about a box with some buttons on it, but it is so anxious to convince us that digitalia will change Life As We Know It that it sometimes winds up looking like a cheerleader for the industry.
—Richard Turner, “Get a Life — Or a Rolling Stone,” Newsweek, August 18, 1997
This year’s Perspective Canada symposium, punning on the sex theme, is called "Digitalia: Using Technology Before It Uses You".
—Craig MacInnis, “SEX SEX SEX: Film festival flaunts it,” The Toronto Star, July 27, 1994
1991 (earliest)
During the past few years, we’ve seen a lot of subtle hints that this car was coming — the carefully tuned growl of V8 exhaust, suspensions tuned away from the wallow and float of yesteryear, Touring trim packages devoid of glitz and digitalia.
—Tony Swan, “Cadillac Seville STS,” Popular Mechanics, October 01, 1991
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