Online artist Casetteboy created this funny/brilliant mashup of experts explaining "the Web." In short, the global computer network is an anti-social creep that "nailed some feces to the door," according actor Stephen Fry, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and other digerati.

Our favorite fake answer is tech investor Peter Thiel's theory that the interent is a harmless network of FAX machines. Always running PR for our future robot overlords, that one.