Few technological innovations in history have made as much of an impact as the Internet. Learn about the predecessor of the Internet, called ARPANET; how text, audio, and video messages are transmitted through the Internet; and how this transmission of information has changed the lives of billions around the world.
Ralph and Vanellope travel through the internet in order to reach Ebay. Each step of their journey is depicted in the context of the current internet infrastructure: they travel through wires and in packets to their destination. This clip illustrates how the internet works at a high level.
Ruff Ruffman is in a rush to get everything ready for Chet's birthday party, and Blossom shows him that the internet can be used to solve a lot of his challenges. Using the internet, they invite guests to the birthday party, create a do-it-yourself trampoline, and make him a birthday cake.
Ron calls April into his office to ask how a website knew his name. She explains that websites store cookies, which contain data about you. Ron finds this to be an invasion of privacy and throws out his computer.