It’s time for Tech 101! Consider using this series as an educational entry point for your friends and relatives.


For the following posts in this series, please refer to this glossary as a reference for the key terms (in bold) and concepts involved. If you already have a good grasp on the topics presented, consider using this series as an educational entry point for friends and relatives.

Featured Post: What is the internet?

The internet consists of a global suite of networks that connect to each other and that transmit information using common protocols for how to handle that information. In other words, the internet is a bunch of smaller networks that can talk to each other to form a much bigger network.

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All Techsplanations

Techsplanations: Part 1, What is the internet?

Techsplanations: Part 2, What is the World Wide Web?

Techsplanations: Part 3, What is net neutrality?

Techsplanations: Part 4, Net Neutrality – So You Want To Regulate

Techsplanations: Part 5, Virtual Private Networks

Techsplanations: Part 6, Mobile Connectivity – an Incomplete Explanation of the Radio Spectrum

Techsplanations: Part 7, Spectrum Continued – Making the Most of It

Techsplanations: Part 8, Mobile Communications – Core Networks

Techsplanations: Part 9, What’s the Deal With 5G?

Techsplanations: Travel Tech

Tech Explained: the Glossary

Tech Talk: Explaining the Technology of Mobile & 5G