The change at hand is not simply one of quantity but of kind. All the ‘images’, whether moving or still, that appear in the new archives are variants of digital information. Technically they are not ‘images’ at all, but rendered results of computation. As digital scholar Wendy Hui Kyong Chun puts it, ‘when the computer does let us “see” what we cannot normally see, or even when it acts like a transparent medium through video chat, it does not simply relay what is on the other side: it computes’ (Chun). When ultrasound scanner measures the inside of a person’s body using sound waves, the machine computes the result in digital format and renders it as what we take to be an image. But it is only a computation.” – Nicholas Mirzoeff