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How Personal and Work Life Differ Due to Networks

In your words,Think about how your personal and work life is different due to networks. In 4-5 paragraphs, answer the following:

What role has networking played in our personal and professional life?
Why are network standards important?
Explain how network standards define your network.
Create a homogeneous environment that is easier to manage and is more reliable - Describe the concepts and applicability of basic network protocols.
Explain how various network standards apply to different areas of networking.
Explain networking models and protocols.

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Let's talk about each of these, and then you can construct the paragraphs. I want to separate them to show the answers for each one, so you don't have to go searching through to find where each one is discussed.

What role has networking played in our personal and professional life?

-- In my personal life, networking has made life easier. Through using a simple wireless network setup, I can easily share pictures and files with the other computers in my home. I can print a document from my computer in the living room on my son's printer that is attached to the computer in his bedroom. Where there was once a need to connect a device to all computers where their use was needed, home networking has simplified this by allowing computers to share devices. This also means that it is a cost savings to me, as I can hook up several computers to one device that is needed by each computer. Networking has also made it easier and more convenient for me to accomplish simple tasks while on the go. I can take a picture from my iPad or other mobile device and directly send that photo to a social networking site, email it to myself, or send it wherever it needs to go. Likewise, I can send emails on the go and do the things I could only do before while sitting home on my computer, connected to the Internet.

When it comes to work, the role of networking has been just as significant. We can connect computers in each office to our network, share devices, applications, and programs. It makes work more efficient and ...

Solution Summary

What role has networking played in our personal and professional life?
Why are network standards important?
Explain how network standards define your network.
Create a homogeneous environment that is easier to manage and is more reliable - Describe the concepts and applicability of basic network protocols.
Explain how various network standards apply to different areas of networking.
Explain networking models and protocols.

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