This is a computer that acts as a server for added computers on a network. It can be a Web server, an e-mail server, an FTP server, etc. Network hosts that participate in applications that use the client-server model of computing, are classified as server or client systems.

Network hosts may also function as nodes in peer-to-peer applications, in which all nodes share and consume resources in an equipotent manner. For example, a Web host is what provides the contented of Web pages in the direction of the computers that admission it. A host is also known as the mother computer client or a node. Well, not really, I just made that up.

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The computer mouse as we know it today was invented and developed by Douglas Engelbart, with the assistance of Bill English, during the 1960’s and was patented on November 17, 1970