Personal Broadband Services: DSL and ATM book offers a description of the incorporation of these services into the home. Chapters include: The Problems with the Existing Network, which discusses analog modems and "what's wrong with ISDN"; Building the new Network; Taming Copper: DSL. The book includes other chapters as well as a glossary and index to figures.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
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.