This video’s been around for ages but it was always a favourite of mine, and though it’s a bit cheesey and out of date now (anyone for the Ping of Death?) it had a lasting impact on the way I understand the net – it’s still basically the way I visualise “packets” and “headers” :)
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When I first saw it I was still based at Lime Grove (it was released in 1999 to help up-skill telecomm engineers) and the idea of using a web-clip that was more than 70MB long in the classroom was ludicrous: how times have changed.
more info on the film – http://www.mundi.net/maps/maps_024/