Take A Look At The New Internet
2012 06 11
By Julie Bort | BusinessInsider.com
A few hours ago, a whole new Internet was switched on.
The old Internet is almost out of room. The new Internet is vastly bigger. It’s ready for trillions and trillions more computers, devices, Web sites and the like.
Confused? Here’s how it works: In order to be on the Internet, a device or Web site needs an address. The old Internet had about 4.3 billion IP addresses. That’s not a lot. There are more mobile phones today in use than that. The new Internet has 40 trillion trillion trillion (or, 340,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000)!
This new Internet is known as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and the old Internet is IPv4. (IPv5 got scrapped for IPv6).
Here’s an example of what an old Internet address looked like: 192.0.2.1. Here’s an example of a new IPv6 address: 2001:0db8: 85a3:0000:0000: 8a2e:0370:7334.
Network engineers have been working on this for years and years. So you won’t really notice anything different as they slowly switch everything from the old Internet to the new Internet, which will take a couple of years. BUT if you are going to sign up for a new ISP, or buy a new home router or launch a new Web-based business, make sure it works with IPv6. Even though the new Internet is turned on, not every network provider has gotten its IPv6 act together yet.
Over time, this new Internet will have a profound effect on our lives as all kinds of devices (things we can’t even imagine) get connected to the Internet, like every appliance in your home, medical sensors and much more.
The Father of the Internet, Vint Cerf [left] explains the new Internet. Cerf now works for Google.
Article from: businessinsider.com
Video from: YouTube.com
Top Image: The Architect, a fictional character in the last two films of the Matrix trilogy.
"In The Matrix Revolutions, the Oracle explains to Neo that the true purpose of the Architect is to balance the mathematical equations that make up the programming of the Matrix, and he is unable to see the world as anything beyond a series of equations." ~Wikipedia
Is Vint Cerf the Architect? ;)
Upgrade to internet (IPv6) means there are more web addresses available than there are stars in the entire UNIVERSE
Bilderberg Demands Internet ID for all EU Citizens
FBI: Hundreds Of Thousands May Lose Internet In July
Your Car Set To Become Part of ‘The Internet of Things’
Geotargeting And The Slippery Slope To Fragmenting The Internet With Localized Censorship
Confirmed: The Internet Does Not Solve Global Inequality
Jewish Internet Defense Force
Wikimedia CEO says ’Corporate Desire for Internet and Media Control’ a "conspiracy theory" (Video)
Professor Jonathan Zittrain: "The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It"
Is the internet bringing out your dark side? Changing our personalities?
Al Franken: ‘They’re coming after the Internet’
Facebook Rehab: The Danger of Internet Addiction
Latest News from our Front Page
So It Begins: Darpa Sets Out to Make Computers That Can Teach Themselves
2013 06 18
The Pentagon’s blue-sky research agency is readying a nearly four-year project to boost artificial intelligence systems by building machines that can teach themselves — while making it easier for ordinary schlubs like us to build them, too.
When Darpa talks about artificial intelligence, it’s not talking about modeling computers after the human brain. That path fell out of favor among computer ...
Atacama Humanoid: Stanford-Geneticist Says Specimen "not worth scrutiny"
2013 06 18
The documentary SIRIUS has intrigued and shocked many, and has stirred debate about the scientific findings regarding the ’Atacama Humanoid’.
Recently, daily German science news site GreWi.de followed up with Dr. Garry Nolan, the Stanford geneticist that headed the investigation into the mummified remains.
Since the documentary movie "Sirius" showed the first results of an investigation of a just 15 ...
The Illuminati Depopulation Agenda
2013 06 18
While the global elite construct underground bunkers, eat organic and hoard seeds in Arctic vaults; the global poor are being slowly starved thanks to high commodity prices and poisoned with genetically modified (GMO) food. Austerity measures aimed largely at the poor are being imposed on all the nations of the world. Weather events grow more deadly and brushfire wars more ...
Ron Paul on Syria: This Is How Vietnam and Iraq Started
2013 06 18
President Barack Obama’s pledge to initiate a limited operation in Syria will likely escalate into a full-blown war, with Americans supporting a rebel cause that is backed by al-Qaida, retired Texas Rep. Ron Paul is arguing.
"The president has opened a can of worms that will destroy his presidency and possibly destroy this country. Another multibillion dollar war has begun," Paul ...
Google’s deep CIA and NSA connections
2013 06 18
The Western media is currently full of articles reporting Google’s denial that it cooperated in a government program to massively spy on American and foreign citizens by accessing data from Googles servers and those of other U.S. software companies.
The mainstream media has, however, almost completely failed to report that Google’s denial, and its surface concern over ’human ...
|More News » |