The National Fluid Power Association will be holding its annual fall conference and educator/industry summit in Scottsdale, AZ from September 30 through October 3, 2004. The conference offers an opportunity to find out what directions lie ahead in research relevant to the fluid power industry. Events at the summit include keynote speakers from Johns Hopkins University and Georgia Institute of Technology, roundtable discussions, and a chance to view a poster presentation of research work. For more information visit http://rbi.ims.ca/3851-527.
The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a Washington State suspension bridge that opened in 1940 and spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. It opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7, just four months after it opened.
Noting that we now live in an era of “confusion and ill-conceived stuff,” Ammunition design studio founder Robert Brunner, speaking at Gigaom Roadmap, said that by adding connectivity to everything and its mother, we aren't necessarily doing ourselves any favors, with many ‘things’ just fine in their unconnected state.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.