FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A Learning Tree

© 2000 Walt Howe
(last updated February 19, 2000)

Find the broad topic you're searching from the main "branch" questions below, then follow the links to more specific questions and answers. Also, scan the "root" files: our Internet Glossary and a brief Internet History for further detail. Both of the root files are a good starting point, if you are new to the Internet and the Web.

If you don't find your answer, use the Form below to ask us by e-mail!

The Main Questions...

  1. What is the Internet?
  2. What is the World Wide Web?
  3. How do I put up my own home page on the Web?
  4. How do I use the Internet?
  5. How do I search the Internet?
  6. How do I find Internet Addresses?
  7. How do I use Mail?
  8. What is telnet?
  9. How do I find and join listservs and other Email discussion lists?
  10. How do I use Usenet Newsgroups?
  11. What is a gopher?
  12. How do I use FTP and search engines to find and get files on the Internet?
  13. What is Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and how do I use it?
  14. How do I listen to audio files
  15. Should I be concerned about privacy on the web?
  16. How can I protect my children from sex, drugs, violence, and hatred on the Internet?
  17. Are there any training resources to help me and others learn?
  18. Where can I get answers to questions about my Delphi account (passwords, names, addresses, cookies, privacy, personal pages, etc.).

...and the background...

Internet Glossary. Look up those terms you don't understand.

Internet History. A brief background on the development of the Internet and the World Wide Web.


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