Oversimplifying the Internet: UDP

If it was not part of your daily or weekly routines to take part in a video conference before the outbreak of COVID-19, it most likely is now. During a video conference it is crucial that the picture and sound travel across the globe as fast as they can; it is less important that everyContinue reading “Oversimplifying the Internet: UDP”

Oversimplifying the Internet: TCP

When two people discuss, they need to be able to speak the same language. With computers, the same applies – but instead of languages, they use protocols to communicate with each other. Without a common language, the risk for a misunderstanding can be quite high. I have introduced a few protocols earlier in this blog:Continue reading “Oversimplifying the Internet: TCP”