Internet in our life - Internet in Our Life 1 Introduction...

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Internet in Our Life 1 Introduction Computer is an electronic device that accepts input, processes data, stores data, and produces output, based on a series of instructions in stored programs. There is a big influence of technique on our daily life. Electronic devices, multimedia and computers are things we have to deal with everyday. Especially the Internet is becoming more and more important for nearly everybody as it is one of the newest and most forward-looking media and surely medium of the future. Therefore we thought that it would be necessary to think about some good and bad aspects of how this medium influences us, what impacts it has on our social behavior and what the future will look like.
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Internet in Our Life 2 The Definition of an Internet The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) to serve billions of users worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope that are linked by a broad array of electronic and optical networking technologies. The Internet carries a vast array of information resources and services, most notably the inter-linked hypertext documents of the World Wide Web (WWW) and the infrastructure to support electronic mail . The Ways to connect to the Internet There are many different ways to connect to the Internet. One of the most common ways is via a dial-up connection. With a dial-up connection, the Internet user can connect to the Internet via his or telephone line and an Internet service provider. This method of connecting to the Internet is generally considered the cheapest, but it is also provides the user with the slowest overall connection speeds. However, it may suit the purposes of the occasional Internet user without a need for a fast or consistent connection. 1. Basic Way The basic requirements are a computer, a modem, a phone line, and a contract with an Internet Service Provider (ISP).
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Internet in Our Life 3 To connect to the Internet using a modem, your computer must have a modem and be in reach of being connected to your home phone line. Almost every computer today will come included with a modem, although many computer manufacturers are not including modems because of the increased popularity of broadband connections. 2.
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