MEL INTERNET - THE INTERNET 1. Introduction 2. What is the...

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THE INTERNET 1. Introduction 2. What is the Internet? 3. A brief history of the Internet 4. How is the Internet different from traditional media? 5. How is the Internet affecting traditional media? 6. The Singapore Internet scene 7. Trends and Challenges that the Internet has raised Oct 06
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1. INTRODUCTION Global Internet population : _______________________________ ( http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm ) Approx: 1 in 6 people are on the Internet.
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2. WHAT IS THE INTERNET? The Internet is the vast global _________ of computer networks that all use _______________ (a common language). A Network: Any time you connect two or more computers together so that they can share resources, you have a network.
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2. WHAT IS THE INTERNET? TCP/IP protocol: The common language developed for the Internet that allows computers in the network to communicate. __________________________: breaks up the information into packets that can be transmitted efficiently and reassembles them at their destination. _________________: tells the computer where to send a message.  
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2. WHAT IS THE INTERNET? (con’t) To get on the Internet: _________________________ (ISP): a company that charges a fee to connect a subscriber to the Internet. _________________________: offers subscribers communication, information and entertainment. Communication and Information Tools: E-mail Chat Newsgroups World Wide Web (includes blogs)
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2. WHAT IS THE INTERNET? (con’t) WWW: A network of information presented as websites. Websites: A set of pages of information (webpages) on a particular topic. Home Page:
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MEL INTERNET - THE INTERNET 1. Introduction 2. What is the...

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