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Exploring Networks: How the Internet Works, Optical Fibers, and Wireless Technology | by Mangesh Matke | Oct, 2023

In our digitally interconnected world, the inner workings of networks, along with the technologies that underpin them, are integral to our daily lives. This comprehensive guide delves deep into the intricate world of networks, the critical role of optical fibers, the pervasive use of wireless technology, and the magic of Wi-Fi that connects us to the digital realm.

Section 1: How Networks Work

1.1 Unveiling Network Topology

Unveiling network topology is the process of identifying and mapping the structure of a computer network. This involves discovering devices, connections, and their relationships, which helps network administrators with troubleshooting, optimization, and security. The process includes device identification, connection mapping, and presenting the network’s layout in a visual format for easy management.

1.2 Protocols: The Universal Language of Networking

Protocols are like the universal language of networking. They’re sets of rules and conventions that dictate how devices communicate and exchange data in a

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Exploring the state of computer science education amid rapid policy expansion

The role of computers in daily life and the economy grows yearly, and that trend is only expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Those who learn and master computer science (CS) skills are widely expected to enjoy increased employment opportunities and more flexibility in their futures, though the U.S. currently produces too few specialists to meet future employment demands. Thus, providing exposure to CS during compulsory schooling years is believed to be key to maintaining economic growth, increasing employment outcomes for individuals, and reducing historical gaps in participation in technology fields by gender and race. Consequently, providing young people with access to quality CS education is increasingly seen as an urgent priority for public school systems in the U.S. and around the globe.

Primary objectives of CS education, as described in the “K-12 Computer Science Framework”—a guiding document assembled by several CS and STEM education groups in collaboration with

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