Journey to the Center of the Internet

Syngress

  • 出版商: Syngress
  • 出版日期: 2002-04-19
  • 售價: $1,379
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,310
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 280
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 192899475X
  • ISBN-13: 9781928994756

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WARNING!!! THIS IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL COMPUTER BOOK

Do you like being bored for several hours at a time? Then find another book. Do you like to learn by reading endless techno-jargon? Well, there are lots of books in the computer section that will help you nap (either that or you can use them as a door stop). Consider yourself a dummy? Then you'll be over-stimulated by this book.

What's that you say? You don't like vanilla ice cream? You'd rather have some fun? Want a little E-N-T-E-R-T-A-I-N-M-E-N-T in your learning? Then take a Journey to the Center of the Internet.

Animator Jesse Flores and author Pamela Rice Hahn have teamed up to create a brilliant techno-tale in the spirit of classic science fiction novel. While Journey to the Center of the Internet is perfect for the easily bored teenager, it may also be approproiate for adults who click through 500 cable channels in less then a minute or who like to read while driving their car (just kidding).

Here are some of the attractions you will find inside:

  • Over 40 animations taking you inside the "stuff" that makes the internet run.
  • A really fun sci-fi novel with a full cast of characters like Dr. F and Beta Boy Bert
  • Learn why the phrase "either I'm hallucinating, or that hub just talked to me" is funny
  • Read definitive proof that Al Gore did not invent the Internet

Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1 - Home Computer Terms
Chapter 2 - History of the Internet
Chapter 3 - Bones, Backbones, and More Bones
Chapter 4 - How a Net Connection Works
Chapter 5 - Getting Your Computer Onto the Internet
Chapter 6 - How Information Moves Over the Internet
Chapter 7 - How Everybody Knows Your (Domain) Name
Chapter 8 - Ways to Connect to the Internet
Chapter 9 - How Alternative Connection Methods Work
Chapter 10 - URLs 101
Chapter 11 - Understanding the Types of Domains
Chapter 12 - Browser Basics
Chapter 13 - Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk
Chapter 14 - Facilitating File Facts
Chapter 15 - Online Extras
Chapter 16 - Security Stuff
Chapter 17 - Setting Up Your E-Mail Client
Chapter 18 - Newsgroups and Other Nifty Online Stuff
Chapter 19 - Netiquette
Chapter 20 - How to Find Information Online
Chapter 21 - Online Audio, Video, and Other Stuff
Chapter 22 - Unfriendly Fire
Chapter 23 - Bert Returns
Glossary
Index