How The Internet Works

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Greg Burton - Tech Writing

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  • How the Internet Works
  • facebook.com
  • facebook.com
  • Pay attention
  • Uses for the Internet
  • - Updating your status - Shopping - Watching videos - Learning how to do stuff
  • So what is the internet?
  • Huh?
  • The internet is a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.  
  • The internet consists of tens of thousands of interconnected networks run by a bunch of people and organizations.
  • Uhhhh
  • That makes sense
  • The internet makes it possible for anyone to create content, offer services, and sell products
  • The internet is very complex and seems to run on magic. We are just going to focus on what happens behind the scenes when you navigate to a webpage.
  • This means that your browser converts your entry into numbers facebook.com --> 207.142.191.234
  • The browser looks up the IP address for the domain name
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  • facebook.com
  • DNS
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