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Understanding the Internet

The Internet is basically an absolutely huge global computer network and it is part of our everyday lives at home and at school.

What is it made up of?

It is made up of millions of computers all over the world that are digitally connected to each other by cable, fibre or wireless links. You can use the internet to browse websites, communicate with people, download pictures and videos, listen to music or do lots of other amazing things.

So how does the internet work?

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Additional reading and useful trivia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Internet

https://www.internetsociety.org/internet/history-internet/brief-history-internet/

https://intetics.com/blog/a-simple-history-of-the-internet

https://www.history.com/topics/inventions/invention-of-the-internet

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