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Digital Literacy How the Web Works The World Wide Web The Big Picture

How is the web, or the web of things a software? It should be worded "The Web browser is:"

I answered "a net of computers.." because that's what the web is. Or the world wide web. It's a big network. Not a software.

Please clarify. This does not make sense, unless if it says "Web Browser"

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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:point_right: Your browser is software, and it interacts with other software.

The correct answer mentions "websites, applications, games, wikis, and videos" that are all implemented in software, and that you "can access on a web browser."

Yes. I understand that. But why they didn't just put "Browser" or "Web Browser"? Saying just "Web" doesn't really speak software to me. Many websites define it as "a system of Internet servers.." or "a network of internet servers"

Maybe the definition of 'web' is hard-coded in my mind that it's a link (network) of services/servers.