Networks: Friends, Money, and Bytes
You pick up your iPhone while waiting in line at a coffee shop. You google a not–so–famous actor, get linked to a Wikipedia entry listing his recent movies and popular YouTube clips of several of them. You check out user reviews on Amazon and pick one, download that movie on BitTorrent or stream that in Netflix. But suddenly the WiFi logo on your phone is gone and you’re on 3G. Video quality starts to degrade, but you don’t know if it’s the server getting crowded or the Internet is congested somewhere. In any case, it costs you $10 per Gigabyte, and you decide to stop watching the movie, and instead multitask between sending tweets and calling your friend on Skype, while songs stream from iCloud to your phone. You’re happy with the call quality, but get a little irritated when you see there’re no new followers on Twitter. You may wonder how they all kind of work, and why sometimes they don’t. Take a look at the list of 20 questions below. Each question is selected not just for its relevance to our daily lives, but also for the core concepts in the field of networking illustrated by its answers. This course …
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Mutlu C –
thanks to get world class education at home, my name is Mutlu from turkey
Demostenes A –
Very enlightning course.
Prashant S –
It is really a exceptional course which illustrates networking problems and answers with real life examples.
Alexander B –
Very interesting topics.
Eric M –
Util, interesante y reflexivo.
Guy H –
Chaim L –
Great course and learnt a lot through the course.
Eugene C –
Very informative lectures. Great!
Nagmalden A H A –
thanks to get world class education at home, my name is Mutlu from Saudi Arabia