THE INTERNET M4 Computing
The Internet <ul><li>A quick introduction to the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the internet? </li></ul><ul><li>What ...
The Internet <ul><li>The  Internet  is a worldwide, publicly accessible network of interconnected computer networks that t...
History <ul><li>1969  - The first connection is made to the internet's military network, ARPANET.  ARPANET was intended to...
History <ul><li>1988  - The first internet worm is unleashed by Robert Morris. It infects about 6000 computers.  </li></ul...
Browsers <ul><li>A  web browser  is a software application which enables a user to display and interact with text, images,...
Market Share of Browsers 2010
Web Address <ul><li>Any website has a URL (Unique Resource Locator) or web address. This is commonly known as the Domain N...
Web Address <ul><li>Web addresses can only use letters, numbers, underscores and dashes. </li></ul><ul><li>A website must ...
Who uses the Web? <ul><li>What do you think are the most common languages used on the Web? </li></ul><ul><li>Have a guess ...
Who uses the Web? <ul><li>After English (30% of Web visitors) the </li></ul><ul><li>most-requested languages on the   Worl...
Web Search Engines <ul><li>A Web Search Engines is a search engine used to find information located on the World Wide Web....
Task Today <ul><li>Blog time! </li></ul><ul><li>You will work individually and prepare a blog about a popular website. </l...
Task today <ul><li>Bing </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Hi5 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace...
Task Today <ul><li>Subjects you may be able to talk about in your blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description – What is it? </...
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  1. 1. THE INTERNET M4 Computing
  2. 2. The Internet <ul><li>A quick introduction to the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the internet? </li></ul><ul><li>What do we use the internet for? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Internet <ul><li>The Internet is a worldwide, publicly accessible network of interconnected computer networks that transmit data. It is a &quot;network of networks&quot; that consists of millions of smaller domestic, academic, business, and government networks, which together carry various information and services, such as electronic mail, online chat, file transfer, and the interlinked Web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>1969 - The first connection is made to the internet's military network, ARPANET. ARPANET was intended to be America's bomb-proof communications network at the height of the Cold War. </li></ul><ul><li>1972 - Bolt Beranek and Newman computer engineer Ray Tomlinson invent email by changing an internal messaging program and extending it to use the ARPANET to send messages between sites. </li></ul><ul><li>1973 - University College of London is one of the first international connections to ARPANET. </li></ul><ul><li>1982 - Scott Fahlman starts smiley-culture by suggesting using the :-) and :-( smileys to send emotions in emails. </li></ul>
  5. 5. History <ul><li>1988 - The first internet worm is unleashed by Robert Morris. It infects about 6000 computers. </li></ul><ul><li>1989 - Tim Berners-Lee and the team at CERN invent the World Wide Web . </li></ul><ul><li>1993 - Early web browsers Nestcape and Mosaic are created. </li></ul><ul><li>1995 - Jeff Bezos launches Amazon.com , an online bookseller that begins ecommerce. </li></ul><ul><li>1995 - eBay is launched to enable internet users to trade with each other. </li></ul><ul><li>1998 - Google arrives. It creates a ranking system that uses links to assess a website's popularity. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Browsers <ul><li>A web browser is a software application which enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music and other information typically located on a Web page at a website on the World Wide Web or a local area network. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you give me 3 examples of Internet Browsers you have used? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Market Share of Browsers 2010
  8. 8. Web Address <ul><li>Any website has a URL (Unique Resource Locator) or web address. This is commonly known as the Domain Name of the website. </li></ul><ul><li>URL: http://www.yahoo.net/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Domain name: www.yahoo.net </li></ul><ul><li>Registered domain name: yahoo.net </li></ul>
  9. 9. Web Address <ul><li>Web addresses can only use letters, numbers, underscores and dashes. </li></ul><ul><li>A website must have a top level domain name, for example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.asia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.ac </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Who uses the Web? <ul><li>What do you think are the most common languages used on the Web? </li></ul><ul><li>Have a guess at the top 5: </li></ul>
  11. 11. Who uses the Web? <ul><li>After English (30% of Web visitors) the </li></ul><ul><li>most-requested languages on the World </li></ul><ul><li>Wide Web are : </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese 14%, </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese 8%, </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish 8%, </li></ul><ul><li>German 5%, </li></ul><ul><li>French 5%, </li></ul><ul><li>Portuguese 3.5%, </li></ul><ul><li>Korean 3%, </li></ul><ul><li>Italian 3% </li></ul><ul><li>Arabic 2.5% </li></ul>By continent, 36% of the world's Internet users are based in Asia, 29% in Europe, and 21% in North America .
  12. 12. Web Search Engines <ul><li>A Web Search Engines is a search engine used to find information located on the World Wide Web. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Task Today <ul><li>Blog time! </li></ul><ul><li>You will work individually and prepare a blog about a popular website. </li></ul><ul><li>You are going to teach the rest of the class about this website. </li></ul><ul><li>You will complete this today. </li></ul><ul><li>Next lesson we will have a small quiz about your websites, so read your friends’ blogs! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget to leave a comment… </li></ul>
  14. 14. Task today <ul><li>Bing </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Hi5 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Ask </li></ul><ul><li>MSN </li></ul><ul><li>CNN </li></ul><ul><li>Kapook </li></ul><ul><li>AOL </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>eBay </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon </li></ul><ul><li>Digg </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>IMDB </li></ul><ul><li>Webs </li></ul><ul><li>BBC </li></ul><ul><li>Apple </li></ul><ul><li>Paypal </li></ul><ul><li>Photobucket </li></ul><ul><li>Imageshack </li></ul><ul><li>Sanook </li></ul><ul><li>Teenee </li></ul><ul><li>Dek-D </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Mozilla </li></ul><ul><li>Trip Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Expedia </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul>
  15. 15. Task Today <ul><li>Subjects you may be able to talk about in your blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description – What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who uses the website? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why is this website useful? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul></ul>

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