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We all know how important computers are in our every day communication, but do you know how the computer in your office transfers information between the others? This online slideshow provided by Wisc-Online and the National Science Foundation explains the difference between a switch and a hub and the reasons to use them. For example, with helpful animations and a personalized speed, one can learn that hubs often cause broadcast collisions and are less efficient than switches when trying to send information quickly among networked computers. This is great for students and teachers introducing switches and hubs to their telecommunications repertoire.

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  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Technology
  • Education > General

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Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Education,NSDL,Technical Education (Upper Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201151907591T,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Vocational Education -- Technology,Technical Education (Lower Division),Engineering,Higher Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Engineering,Technology,General Public,Science -- Technology

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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