Chapter 3 Using The Internet: making the most of the Web's resources Jose Vasquez
The Internet! the internet is the largest computer network in the world
why was the internet created?
The internet was created to respond to these concerns: establishing a secure form of the military communications and creating a way for all computers to communicate with each other
who invented the internet?
US government -funded the internetworking project called ARPANET, ARPANET beganas four-node network involving UCLA, Standford, and ect.!
so are the Web and the Internet the same thing?
well the WORLD WIDE WEB (or www) is what we use the most, we sometimes think of it as the net but however the web is the means we use to access information over the internet (net)
how much has the internet grown?
mid-1990's the internet experienced an explosive growth, and by1997, nearly everyone in the world had access to an internet connection.
communicating through the internet: e-mail and other technologies
why did e-mail catch on so quickly?
the E-mail (electronic mail) is the primary method of electronic communication because its fast and convenient and reduces the cost of postage and long-distance phone calls.
what do i need to send receive e-mail?
you need to main components 1 an internet connection and 2 an e-mail account
web 2.0 technologies: collaborating and communicating through the internet
what is a blog?
is a personal log or journal posted on the web
what do people write in blogs?
people put the ideas and there thinking and most of the time people blog about what there doing what they did or what there going to do
are there problems with blogs?
spam blogs which is filled with fake articles can cause problems to your computer cause it pops up links after links after links which freezes your computer
what are wikis?
wiki is a type of web site that allows users to change its content by adding, removing, or editing the content( wikipedia)
searching the web effectively
how do search engines work?
search engine has three parts, first one is the spider and it collects data on the web, second is the indexer program which organizes the data, and last the software and it searches the indexed
how can i refine my searches for better results?
a good way is to use advance search, using it can make your internet researches a lot more efficient
the internet and how it works
how does the internet works?
u can use the internet for almost anything but in today world its use to communicate with each other all over the world, many people use it to get together and to find the newest hot thing to come out soon and some use it to shop
connecting to the internet
what is broadband?
its the internet high speed and what time of connection u have, broadband usually has maximum data transmission rate of 256kbps or greater
the future of the internet
now this is off topic, the internet is now part of our life and with out it we will go crazy, people say "o i dont need it, i can live with out it" but really there full of it cause no one today can live with out it and trust me its going to be here even after we die........... the end to this