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A Webpage's Journey From Server To Screen

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By Sophie Bushwick
Jun 7, 2012 10:18 PMNov 20, 2019 4:21 AM

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http://youtu.be/WwyJGzZmBe8 How does the Internet work? The question is much easier to mock than to answer, but this video from the World Science Festival manages to beautifully illustrate one of the essentials of Internet communication, explaining how information stored on a server in Los Angeles travels in packets to a computer screen in England. [via Boing Boing]

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