Posts Tagged ‘internet’

S3 Info Systems – How the Internet works

We have been looking at the more technical aspects of the Internet this week, including:

  • Local Area Networks
  • Wide Area Network
  • Intranets
  • Protocols
  • TCP/IP

CommonCraft are renowned for producing simple and effective videos which get the point across. This one, titled “The world wide web in plain English” summarises a number of the things we have been learning:

S3 Info Systems – The Internet

This week the class started work on the final unit of the course – The Internet. They began the week by looking at the history of the internet, finding out that the internet came from a network developed by the US Defense Agency.

They also learned about the difference between The Internet and The World Wide Web, and the role which Sir Tim Berners-Lee played in the development of the latter.