Computers and the Internet

ADSL   ADSL stands for Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line. It transforms the twisted copper pairs of wires between the local telephone exchange and your telephone socket into a high-speed digital line. It is called "asymmetric" because it moves data more quickly from the exchange to you than vice versa. Another useful site is
10 top discoveries   10 top discoveries about the internet is a useful document of facts about the internet (for the technically minded).

BBC Education 


The BBC leads the way in Internet education 

Domain name search
  Click to link to our domain name search
email procedures   Are you aware that email is now a legal document!
  A leading internet service provider and a useful guide to the internet for beginners
Internet Surveys
  NUA Internet Surveys - monitors the number of Internet users online and reports on this. NUA also provide a range of other surveys.
Internet terms
  Matisse Enzer's very useful glossery of Internet terms
  Palmtop is the leading magazine for handheld computers. On their site you'll find extracts from the mag as well as info about what's in the latest issue, as well as directories of Psion shareware producers, masses of Psion-related links, etc.
  Another internet service provider and a useful guide to the net
Scambusters   Internet Scambusters - The #1 Publication on Internet Fraud
UK Internet
  Useful internet portal site for all things relating to the Internet
  The answer to every question you ever wanted to ask about the net, computers, software, etc.

WWW consortium 


The W3C was founded in October 1994 to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability. This is their home pages and provides good information on website accessibilty design.

Last modified, Sunday, April 1, 2001 20:54