Not long ago I was explaining how the internet works to a senior citizen at the launch of a recently held e-business application.
I was able to explain that the Internet is a global web of computers, which is termed as the world wide web, or the www and this is the collection of millions of computers remotely, providing web pages that displays on computers.
Now this alone will not get a user access the internet. Before one can receive contents from an internet service provider, a set of end-to-end protocols (Internet Protocol) have to be established on both ends. The personal computer or mobile device (recipient) and www Server (provider) Read the rest of this entry »