Tuesday, March 9, 2010

How the web works

Many genealogists use web applications on a daily basis and are not bothered with how it works but there are also curious creatures who want to know how communications happen over the internet.

I recently came across this short slideshow from the BBC, How the Web Works, that graphically demonstrates how a message gets from one computer to another. If you want to gain an understanding of this subject this is a good place to start.

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