What is the internet
What is the internet? Short answer: a distributed packet-switched network. This is the introduction video to the series, "How the Internet Works". Vint Cerf, one of the "fathers of the internet" explains the history of how the net and how no one person or organization is really in charge of it. Watch
The Internet: Wires, Cables & Wifi
This educational video introduces how the physical infrastructure of the Internet moves information.
The Internet: IP Addresses & DNS
The co-founder of the Internet (!) Vint Cerf and software engineer Paola Mejia take us through the ins and outs of how networks talk to each other and what makes the Internet tick.
The Internet: Packets, Routing & Reliability
Spotify engineer Lynn Root and Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet, explain what keeps the Internet running and how information is broken down into packets.
The Internet: HTTP & HTML
Tumblr founder David Karp and Xbox program manager Jasmine Lawrence give a detailed description of how the Internet works using HTTP and HTML.
The Internet: Encryption & Public Keys
Mia Epner, who works on security for a US national intelligence agency, explains how cryptography allows for the secure transfer of data online. This educational video explains 256 bit encryption, public and private keys, SSL & TLS and HTTPS.
The Internet: Cybersecurity & Crime
Google Security Princess Parisa Tabriz and Jenny Martin from Symantec introduce the most common types of cybercrime including viruses, malware, DDOS attacks and phishing scams.
The Internet: How Search Works
Join John, Google's Chief of Search and AI, and Akshaya, from Microsoft Bing, to find out how search really works. They cover everything from how special programs called "spiders" scan the Internet before you even type in your search terms to what determines which search results show up first. Find out how search algorithms bust spammers, manage location services and even use machine learning to make search better every year.