Lecture no. 34 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 25 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Where did the World Wide Web come from? How does it work? This story begins with the conversion from analog to digital, from communication to information. Go inside the world of file sharing, packet switching, the Defense Department’s inter-network, email, and finally, web browsers, search engines, and Internet advertising.