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DNS: The Internet's Phonebook

How does a computer know how to reach This domain name needs to be translated to an IP address and that's where DNS comes in. Let's learn how it works!

The Domain Name System is an important protocol that helps make the internet accessible for everyone. It's safe to say that without DNS, the internet wouldn't have been as big as it is today.

Music used in this video: Oxygen Garden by Chris Zabriskie


This video wouldn't be possible without the work of others. Here are the sources I've used during my research & script writing:

Domain Name System. (n.d.). Wikipedia.
Kozierok, C. M. (2005, September 20). DNS Name Resolution Process.
Mockapetris, P. (1983). RFC-882 Domain Names-Concepts and Facilities. Network Working Group, 31.
Pi-hole: A black hole for Internet advertisements. (n.d.).