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How the Internet works – a talk by Daniel Foster

Ever wondered how the myriad connected components of the Internet come together to serve your website? Servers, switches, routers, IP addresses, DNS and more – it’s a complex interconnected system – and we rely on it every hour of every day. If you have found yourself asking that question, you might find the following video interesting.

Our MD, Daniel Foster, recently took a trip to our neighbours MadLab just over the road here in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to answer just this question. Speaking at the monthly MWUG meetup for WordPress users, Daniel breaks down the various technologies and protocols to explain how you’re reading these words right now.

You can check out his talk over on YouTube here:

Let us know if you’d like to see any other complex subjects made simpler too!