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Network Introduction

Networks are an absolute huge and hot topic! You will learn about local area networks (LAN) and of course the most famous example of a global wide area network (WAN) - the Internet! The following links and videos may be useful.

Presentation on networks:

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1. What is the Internet (Vint Cerf introduces the internet)

2. Wires, cables and WI-FI (Video from and Network Hardware (Link to explanation and theory notes)

3. DNS and IP Addresses (Video explaining the functionality)

4. The Internet (Encryption and Public Keys) (Video explanation)

5. Client Server and Peer to Peer (Link to Notes and Explanation)

6. Websites and Web Hosting (Link to theory notes and explanation)

7. Virtual Networks (Video Link)

8. The Cloud (Video Link)