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How Does the Internet Work? Exploring How Information Travels Around the World!
Learn the fundamentals of how the internet really works behind the scenes.
The Internet seems to many to be a magical unknown force that just works, but HOW does it work? This class delves into the very basics of how the internet itself is organized, and how it is built at a very low level. Emphasis is on the mechanics of the internet to explain how everything works together. This lays a solid foundation for exploring further into the technologies involved. In Part 1 we explore how information is sent from one computer to another across the internet. Concepts...
This initial class explains the lowest level of Internet communication through routing of packets. This builds a foundation for understand the higher levels coming in the subsequent classes.
I have been deeply involved in the technology of the internet before there was an internet. I personally built online systems before the internet existed and watched it's creation while adopting the technology. I managed and built everything from local networks to web services to interstate communication systems and then spent a decade developing high tech internet filtering devices for schools and business. I have lived and breathed the internet from top to bottom, inside and out, since it's birth. This experience gives me the ability to explain complex concepts in a very simple and understandable way. I am passionate about empowering the next generation to take over where we left off, but with a solid foundation.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Learning facts and skills is definitely important, but an often missed but critical piece of education is understanding the foundation. Without a proper understanding of the underlying principles of "how something works," the collection of facts...
$45for 3 classes
1x per week, 3 weeks
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(88)
Completed by 412 learners
Live video meetings
4-18 learners per class