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Computer Networking

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Networking? It's something you probably do every day in one way or another. Do you have a Facebook or Myspace page? Do you meet friends for lunch once in a while? Do you work with classmates on a project? How about getting together with family for holidays and birthdays? These are all examples of "people" or "social" networks. You are able to connect to others based on common interests, needs, or relationships. Computers network for similar reasons as well. Right now, you are on one of the largest networks every created - the World Wide Web. How do all of these machines connect? This is the week to find out. Review the chapter and check out the links and videos in this resource to learn how this all works!

Question: What is (Wireless / Computer) Networking?

Answer: In the world of computers, networking is the practice of linking two or more computing devices together for the purpose of sharing data. Networks are built with a mix of computer hardware and computer software.

Helpful Links

Wikipedia: Computer Networks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_network

A Simple Introduction to Computer Networking
http://betterexplained.com/articles/a-simple-introduction-to-computer-networking/

Bandwidth Testing
http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/

Video: It's Easy to Set up a Wi-Fi Network
http://cnettv.cnet.com/?type=externalVideoId&value=6457372

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Last Updated: Monday, 18-Mar-2013