Chapter 2

The Emergence of the Law of Evidence in the Contemporary World

Integrated Circuits and the Concept of Binary Digits

When we talk about electronic evidence or digital evidence, we are concerned with the appendage or the incorporation of the word “electronic” or “digital”. Chapter 2 begins our journey into the world of digits and its versed terrain of essential evidentiary tools of the digital age; the evolution of computer, transistors and integrated circuits (IC) and the 2-digit systems that chronicle the new frontiers of evidence.