In this chapter, you will learn how to
• Describe the hardware used to connect to the Internet
• Explain protocols and software used with networking and the Internet
• Discuss Web content and Web-delivered services
How great would it be if you could connect your computer or LAN to other computers and other LANs? And not just to one other network, but to every other network in the country? Or the world? You could share data back and forth, spreading news and information, music, and pictures, across the planet almost instantaneously! An entirely new culture could form around it, bringing about new platforms for media and business, not to mention changing forever the term “multiplayer gaming”—it would probably ...