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What is internet and Computer

Updated on March 16, 2011

                                           INTERNET AND COMPUTER     

INTERNET: A collection of inter connected networks is called an Internet. Internet was developed as a project by the Advanced Research Projects Agency [ARPA] of the US Department of Defense to help researches to transfer data efficiently even in the event of a nuclear attack. It was started as ARPANET in 1969. Today Internet has grown in to a large diverse community of users with thousands of regional networks. Internet is a network of a large numbers of networks around the globe. A browser is a  software that acts as an interface between the user and the Internet. Internet browsing or surfing is the process of visiting the web sites of various companies ,organizations ,government individuals.etc..

COMPUTER: Computer are now affecting every sphere of human activity bring about many changes in industry government education ,medicines ,scientific research low even in arts like music and painting, design building machines and bridges, play games etc…

The word computer is derived from the Latin term computer which means to calculate. Charles Babbage was father of computer. He defined computer is called ‘Difference Engine’. Another again called ‘Analyzed Engine’.


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      P. Thorpe Christiansen 5 years ago from Pacific Northwest, USA

      Very interesting. Good information here.

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      top-bannana 6 years ago from England

      useful info