6.5 Transmission control protocol and internet protocol
The Future of Ideas mentions transmission control protocol and internet protocol (TCP/IP) in a number of places.
We can see from the Warriors of the Net and packet-switching animations that the internet is just like an enormous game of ‘pass the packet’ played by many computers. TCP/IP essentially governs that game – the computers speak TCP/IP to each other.
6.4.1 Sending a message over a network as a series of packets
6.5.1 TCP/IP key lessons