Exploring the Net

What draws tens of millions of new people to the Internet every year? For many, it's the sights, sounds, and pure information of countless online destinations. The World Wide Web combines ease of use and ease of participation; anyone can contribute to the Web by creating his or her own Web pages easily, as we will show in this book. The Web has become the most popular way to learn about ancient civilizations or about inkjet technology, kudzu, and Cambodia. (The quickly spreading kudzu plant used to be a popular metaphor for the Net's rapid growth.) It's also the place for the information that you need to manage your life, from weather forecasts to airline schedules.

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