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CIST - lecture 1

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What is a computer?a device capable of performing computations and making logical decisions at speeds millions, even billions, of times faster than human beings can.
what is the internet?the hardware and low-level software protocol backbone that carries data from one place to another.
list some examples of the various hardware formsfiberoptic cable, wireless network cards, cable modems and routers.
list some examples of low-level softwaresWindows, Mac OS X, nix (Unix & Lunix)
what is nix?Unix & Lunix
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what is the WWW (world wide web)?built upon hardware and software
what do web browsers run on?client computers
what do web browsers request information from? what do they do with this?web server ; render (reject) or process it when it receives a response from the server
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