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Home Network, Shareef-Trudeau

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My internet is provided by Verizon. It comes in through a phone wire into the den. All the devices in my house use wifi, we have three laptops, two game systems, an Ipad, a Tablet, and three cellphones. Before this class I did not realize how much has to happen in the blink of an eye to bring me my internet. I also had no idea just how much control our internet service providers have over the content we're able to view and our internet speed, I would probably inform other people about this.
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Homenetwork, Thomas

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1. My LAN goes a little something like this. The cloud sends internet through verizon to my kitchen, where the modem and router are connected to my computer. Then everything else is connected by Wi-Fi.
2.I learned that the internet page you want to look at breaks up into multiple pieces of information and connects back at your computer.
3.Having an ISP is both great and bad at the same time. While you don't have to get the internet yourself, the ISP can slow down some websites.
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HomeNetwork Figueiredo

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1- This is my HomeNetwork, my internet provider is Xfinity and i use a modern router that provides WiFi. There are plenty of things connected to the WiFi, my personal laptop, mine and my parent's phones, a computer, a printer, my Playstation and some tablets.

2- I learned a lot from this projects. One of my OMG moments was when i found out how difficult is the internet. I was surprised at the amount of work people put in to make the internet and how much work i have to put in it as well.

3- the thing i would tell someone about the home network is that thinks can be more difficult than it seems, and there are a lot of things to look out for in the internet.
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Home Network, Green

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  • ​My internet provider is Comcast and I have a Modem/ Router and it is wireless. What is connected to my wifi is my cell phone, my mother's cell phone, my personal laptop, my television, a game station (wii), and a printer.  I also have a regular computer, a house phone, and a Kindle. 
  • What I learned about networks which is also my "OMG" moment is that the internet is more difficult and complex than it seems. It has to go through so many systems and checkpoints to actually achieve one purpose. I was surprised at how much work goes into putting images, information, and etc onto your laptop and computer screen. 
  • What I would tell people about ISPs and Home Networks is that always understand and read all of the terms and conditions of the contract that asks you to "agree." Always know what you are agreeing to and know how your Home Network is set up and how it works. 
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Home Network, Ndaw

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My cable provider is Comcast. The internet centers in the dining room of my house, where our windows desktop is. Our desktop is connected to the home router, which is what makes our wifi work. The devices that are connected to our home wifi are two laptops, our desktop, our xfinity tv, an ipod and a printer. Something I was not aware of that I now am is that our internet goes on several journeys in a matter of seconds. 
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Home Network, Misero

My home network starts off with the internet, just like everyone's network does. Branching off the internet is Comcast, my families internet provider. Comcast provides the internet through a co-axial cable. The cable comes in through my first floor living room and then connects to our modem router. The modem router also connects to the one desktop computer. Then we have the wifi, which has the most on our network. On the wifi we have 3 smartphones connected, printer, 3 laptops, and speakers that we can from out phones, computers etc.
Something that I learned during this unit was just how vast the internet is and how much happens just to load a page. For example my omg moment was when we watched that video in class about how the internet is basically like delivering packages across the world in seconds.
I would tell people that a home network is very simple, depending on the devices you possess. I would suggest having as many wireless devices as possible.
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Kenna's home network

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The wire that connects to the router is a co-axial cable​ that has many layers, one of which is copper wire and insulation, the co-axial cable is very thick as well. This wire comes into my house through the family room, and connects to the router. A desktop computer connects to the router, and the rest of my devices connect to wifi. 2 sets of speakers, 2 laptops, 4 iphones, an ipad, an xbox and a printer connect through the wifi. My internet service provider is comcast and my internet bill is around $60 dollars per month, multiplied by 12 is $720 per year.
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Home Network Harper

My local network is xfinity. The wire is ran from the back outside of the house accessing the inside porch. The wire that runs through the house is called a coaix wire that looks black and is very thick. My home has a modem router. Many devices are connected to my internet wireless. We have a printer, three mobile smart phones, a play station three, laptop, a apple ipad and a Microsoft surface. 

Wow, what did I learn! I learned many many things that can go on for days. I learned that the acceptable use policy is very strict! Also, the school district can block whatever they so choice. So they can block things about global warming if they don't think we should learn about it.  I also learned about sending out a search word and it describes through Google organization to send the web page to my device. 

Personally, I would school them! Show them many videos to explain to them how they should and shouldn't use the computer. I would also notify them that WiFi and internet are not free and you should see how much it cost for your home network. I would defiantly tell them if they have there WiFi on there first floor move it to the highest floor of there home. 

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Home Network, Rosen

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1. My L.A.N. Network is with Comcast. I have a modem AND router. It is not a all-in-one. What is on my home network aka WiFi are my computer, 3 laptops (including this one), 4 iPhones and 2 iPods, a wireless printer, my PS3, and my mom's kindle.

2. What I learned about home networks is that they are really expensive. Also how many things are on MY network because I have a lot of things. The policy here is really strict here even though most people find a way out of it. 

3. What I would teach people about home networks are that they cost money even though you can go certain places for free. I wouldn't recommend that because they some things blocked or you go on inappropriate sites so that is not good if you are not on your own network. 
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My home network M2 Harrington

The devices connected to my L.A.N is 4 Laptops, 3 phones, an Xbox, a printer, and an iPod. While i was learning about Wireless internet i need no idea there was such a thing as a fire wall. I learned that a fire wall is something in your computer system that protects you from unauthorized websites. I would tell people that they really should know about what kind of modem or router they have in case there internet gets hacked into or it gets lost, then they need to know how to restart their WiFi.
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Home network, Wallison

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On my home network, I have lots of things. It starts on the cloud and goes down through a fiber-optics cable to two modem-routers. One of them connect to a printer via ethernet, and the other one connects to everything else. Those are four smartphones, 2 iPads, 5 laptops, 1 desktop, and 1 TV, all from WiFi.

My OMG moment was when I saw that the world wide web didn’t equal  the internet. I thought they were just two different ways to say the same thing. Also when I realized how many computers my family owns.

If you have your own home network, don’t get any routers from anyone “shady.”


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Jessica Celli's home network

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1.  On my home network, I have one desktop computer, one laptop, two ipods, one tablet, one NOOK, a wireless printer, and my phone-line. 
2. I learned that the internet isn't just a magical thing that comes into my house and gives me facebook and instagram. It's actually very complex, and the companies are very smart in terms of what they want you to see, and how much people will pay to see them. I've never had a personal OMG moment, but my friends have had facebook posts the spiraled way out of control and hurt a lot of peoples feelings. 
3. People need to know how everything is connected to their network, because it can get really coonfusing. They need to be aware of what they are being charged for their internet, and whether or not it's as fast as they can get it. Also, I would tell people that they should know how each device is connected to the network.

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Home Network Gavin

I use the internet for many things in my life, including laptops, desktops, cell phones, and video games. It sounds like a lot, but it really isn't since it's all wireless.  I actually never knew that my printer could be connected to the internet, so that's cool. 


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Home Network Lee

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So this is my Local Area Network. My I.S.P. is Sprint, I have a router that is located in my computer room, and my internet is wireless. The devices connected to the internet are four iPhones, three tablets, two laptops, the Apple/Samsung T.V., and two game systems. 

While doing this assignment, I learned many different things. I learned that everyone has a different network setup, different I.S.P.'s, different ways of connecting to the internet, and different devices that connect to their internet. My "OMG" moment was when I learned that there are three different kinds of cables that can connect our internet to our routers. The names of the cables are Coaxial Cable, Copper Wire, and Fiber Optic Cable.

After doing this project, I would tell other people that when choosing their internet service providers, they should choose wisely and make sure they are reliable. 
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HOME NETWORK, AVERY

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        I have many things connected to my home network.  My ISP is Comcast/Xfinity.  The cord that comes into my house that gives me access to the internet is called a Coax Cable.  My Coax Cable comes into my living room and connects to my Modem Router.  My Modem Router provide my house with Wifi and i have many things in my house connected to Wifi such as 4 cell phones, 3 computers, and a xbox.  That is my home network.
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Home Network,Lazorko

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My home network gets its inernet from Comcast, and then that transfers to the backroom of my home. Then it goes to the

 motem and router, and then it provides the inernet to the computers. Also,  the wifi is provided to the many laptops, ipods,

 phones that exist in our house. I learned what wires go to what machinery. To be honest, I had no idea how the inernet that

 came to the devices in the house worked. I also learned that sometimes there is a motem and router in one, and then there are

 those which are seperate. I had no idea what a motem or a router was until I learned it in class, and saw it my self when my

 dad explained it to me!
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Home Network, Anderson

  ​This is my home network. First the cloud then it goes Xfinity then it goes through the coaxial cable, that connects through the bathroom. This attaches to a motem router and this creates the wi-fi. which connects to my laptop at home and my phone.  I would tell people to make sure everything is locked down. This means locking down your wi-fi and other such things. I'm Lydia Anderson and this is my home network
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Home Network, Seitz

My L.A.N is what provides me and my house with internet connection. My internet service provider is Verizon FIOS, and the devices in my house that connect to this network are, my iPad, my iPod, and iPhone, both of my parents Laptops, my Laptop, and a desktop computer. The way that the internet comes into my house is from a fiberoptic cable that comes in through my room, and through the wall to our TV room, and plugs into the router though a coax cable. Then the internet is spread throughout our house though wifi. Something I learned about networks is that all the information that you request on the internet has to travel miles, and miles to get the request accepted, and then has to come all the way back. This process usually only takes seconds, or milliseconds, which I think is incredible. I would recommend to everyone that you make sure that what you search on the internet is safe and protected. Don't let anyone see what you are searching if they are not supposed to see it.
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Home Network, Harris

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In my home network I have 10 devices hooked up to my wifi but they can work without wifi also. My cable is a Verizon Fios Cable that comes through my mom and dad's room. My ISP cord is a Fiber Optic Cable cord. And with that all my devices are connected to my wifi. I've learned so much on how these things work and I enjoyed it. 
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Home Network- Sok

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My Internet is provided by Comcast. It comes into my house through a coaxial cable. The coax cable is located in my brother's room. It is connected to our modem/router which is wired to a desktop. Other devices in my house are connected to the modem/router wirelessly. These devices would include: three laptops, five phones, an Apple TV, and one tablet.
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Home Network ,Watson

My internet service provider is Verizon and my mom pays $1,800 a year for it. The network comes through my parents bed room through a co ax cable that is connected to a modem/router. The devices that are connected to that is 3 phones, 2 laptops,tv, kindle fire, and a ipod. I learned how to find out my own home networks and if it it comes to be I will know other people's too if they need my help finding what theirs is. I would tell people that their home network is a serious of devises connected to bring in internet for you to enjoy.
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Home Network Lily Palmer

My local area network is Comcast, we have a coax cable connecting the internet to our house. ​I have a modem/router. The items on my home network are my laptop, my mom's laptop, and the Wii. I learned a lot about networks, like what cable connects the internet to my house, and I learned about all of the different things connect to my modem/router. I also learned the differance between the modem/router and just the modem. I would like to tell people to figure out what type of chord they have, because it does make a difference to how your internet may work. 


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