Clip description Keywords
Broadband download speeds
Broadband download speeds

Duration: 01:21

A comparison of the services offered by broadband providers as users complain they are not getting the download speeds they pay for.

 
Computer networks - LAN and WAN
Computer networks - LAN and WAN

Duration: 01:06

A description of a Local Area Network (LAN) in an office setting, and a Wide Area Network (WAN). The internet is the ultimate WAN.

 
How computers changed World War 2 and all future digital communications
How computers changed World War 2 and all future digital communications

Duration: 05:31

An explanation of what encryption is, and how the creation of one of the first computers was designed and programmed to solve a specific problem of breaking the German encrypted messages, and how problem solving and encryption is relevant to modern computing and data communications.

 
How does a cashline machine work?
How does a cashline machine work?

Duration: 00:27

Cashline or automated teller machines work as multi-access terminals. This allows several people to simultaneously connect to a central computer without being aware of each other.

 
Internet vs newspapers
Internet vs newspapers

Duration: 08:02

Local newspapers face extinction thanks to the rise of internet-based journalism.

 
IT in the workplace - the Royal Botanic Gardens website
IT in the workplace - the Royal Botanic Gardens website

Duration: 03:36

The senior web producer at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew explains how the website is constantly updated. She also uses social networks to reach a wider audience and is using mobile applications to enhance the visitor experience.

 
Mobile phone networks: coverage and reception
Mobile phone networks: coverage and reception

Duration: 00:57

Although today's mobile phones have a range of additional features, a study has revealed that many consumers and businesses are experiencing problems with poor reception.

 
Security warning over wireless networks
Security warning over wireless networks

Duration: 02:15

An investigation into the increasing problem of unsecure wireless networks.

 
The digital age in Britain
The digital age in Britain

Duration: 04:12

How will Britain move into the digital age? What changes will British citizens see, and how will this affect their lives?

 
Tim Berners-Lee on the worldwide web
Tim Berners-Lee on the worldwide web

Duration: 03:25

Tim Berners-Lee is credited with inventing the worldwide web in 1991, but what does he think of his invention now?

 
Travelling bus brings the internet to Rwanda
Travelling bus brings the internet to Rwanda

Duration: 03:00

A demonstration of a bus with laptops and a satellite link, allowing the people of Rwanda to get a glimpse of the internet.

 

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