### Square and Multiply

We’ve all done math problems that look like this: 35, 410, or N37. These are known as an exponentiation. And there is a trick to solving these problems with less calculations than simply multiplying the base… Read More »Square and Multiply

### Packet Traveling – Series Finale

In this series, we studied the different layers of the OSI Model, and how each of the seven layers provides a unique service which the other layers depend on. We also studied the key players… Read More »Packet Traveling – Series Finale

### Packet Traveling

If you’re reading this blog, then you are no doubt already familiar with the wondrous creation that is the Internet. The Internet allows computers from all over the world to speak to each other.… Read More »Packet Traveling

### Host to Host through a Router

We’ve looked at what it takes for two hosts directly connected to each other to communicate. And we’ve looked at what it takes for a host to speak to another host through a switch. Now… Read More »Host to Host through a Router

### Host to Host through a Switch

In the last article, we looked at everything that happens for two hosts to communicate directly with one another. In this article, we will add a common network device: a switch. We will take a… Read More »Host to Host through a Switch

### Host to Host Communication

After discussing the makeup of the OSI Model and some of the Key Players involved in moving a packet from one host to another, we can finally discuss the specific functions which occur in allowing… Read More »Host to Host Communication

### Key Players

The Internet is a fascinating blend of many different elements that all work together to create a world wide network of networks which allow billions of different devices to communicate. In this article, we will look at some of the key… Read More »Key Players

### OSI Model

The Open Systems Interconnect model (OSI Model) explains all the individual functions that are necessary for the Internet to work. It is a set of seven independent functions which combine to accomplish the end-goal of… Read More »OSI Model