The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know About Computer Networking and How the Internet Works (3rd Edition)

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9780130308528: The Internet Book: Everything You Need to Know About Computer Networking and How the Internet Works (3rd Edition)

For use as a primary text for courses on using the Internet or as a supplement for computer literacy courses that cover networking or the Internet. Doug Comer's, The Internet Book, Third Edition utilizes a non-technical perspective to explain the technology of how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how the Internet works, and what the Internet can do for people. This book works to fully connect students to the "big picture" by presenting a solid overview of networking and the Internet, rather than burying them with details. Comer assumes no prior background in computer networking or the Internet.

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The Internet Book presents computer networking and the Internet from a nontechnical perspective. It explains how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how the Internet works, and what the Internet can do for people.

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Although it requires no technical background and absolutely no mathematics, The Internet Book explains computer networking and the Internet. In addition to covering the most well-known applications such as the World Wide Web and electronic commerce, the book describes how underlying technologies -- such as cable modems -- are used to deliver Internet services.

Everyone can understand this book because all technical details are explained using analogies to everyday life.

If you want to understand the Internet, but do not have a strong background in science or engineering, this book is for you.

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