What is the internet?

Briefly describe the internet and how ARPA is connected.
ARPA is responsible for the connecting computers and developing the internet
What does ARPA stand for?
U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency
What year did the idea of the internet start?
1969
Define internet.
Worldwide system of computer networks.
What war was the internet first created? And why?
Cold War, because allies communicated with each other without enemies intercepting.
What is a computer network?
A group is 2 or more computers linked together.
After watching “Warriors of the Net” what did you learn from “seeing” how the internet works?
The internet is a bunch of networks combined that help each other send pics, videos, and messages through protocols to communicate.
What is the cloud?
The internet, network of servers.
What is the cloud used for?
email, collaborate online, store files, make notes
What are data pockets?
small amount of computer data sent over networks
Describe the process of sending an email.
send it, internet breaks it down into small pieces, travels through internet, reassembled at destination
What are computer protocols?
common set of rules to follow to communicate
How are protocols with computers similar to human behavior?
The computer can’t function without protocols, just like humans cannot speak French without rules.