2015 – Splash & Workshop Weekend

Splash: How the Internet Works

In this class we talked about how the Internet works. Specifically, we discussed Internet Protocol (IP) and Tranmission Control Protocol (TCP) and I demonstrated some tools that let you explore these networks.

Below you'll find a listing of some of the tools and resources we used.

Internet Protocol (IP)

IP addresses allow any computer on the Internet to refer to any other computer on the internet.

You can explore the IP network using these tools:

In addition to ping and traceroute, these websites are useful for IP exploration:

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

TCP allows computers to communicate data streams across the Internet. Almost all Internet services you use, including the web, email, and IM, use TCP.

You can use these tools and resources to explore TCP:

Contact Me

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