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Northcroft Sweater - Finished!

After over a year, I have finally finished the Northcroft Sweater! Inspired by, and knit in, wool from Northcroft Farm near Pelican Rapids, MN, this seamless yoke design shows off all 5 shades of natural wool from the sheep there. 20 more words


KAL - Starting at the top!

Our Spring Knitalong is ON!  Our KALers are moving pretty quickly through the first section of the sweater, so I have to catch up!

If you want to join in, you can jump in at any time – we’re working on an easy, relaxing project, the Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig.   379 more words


Recursive Top-Down Solution to Rod Cutting Problem (CLRS 15.1)

Recursive Top-Down Solution to Rod Cutting Problem from CLRS 15.1

public class CutRod {
	public static void main(String[] args){
		int[] p = {1,5,8,9,10,17,17,20,24,30};
		for(int i = 0; i <= 10; i++){
			System.out.println("DP soln to length " + 
				i + ": " + cut_rod(p,i));

	public static int cut_rod (int[] p, int n){
		if(n == 0){
			return 0;

		int q = -1000;
		for(int i = 1; i <= n; i++){
			q = Math.max(q, p + cut_rod(p, n-i));	
		return q;

Managers and Individual Contributors in Code

I’m lucky to work for a company that makes it possible to have a good technical career, so that I don’t have to become a manager just to get more money. 1,472 more words

Software Development

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Drops Its Top

General Motors has pulled the wraps off its 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, just in time for some spring-weekend dreaming about top-down driving. Top-down driving with 625 horsepower, that is. 141 more words

Number Plates

Top Down

Here’s a glance at what I’ve been wearing and where I’ve been going, from the top down.


The art of stopping in time...

I really, really wanted my Laneway to work! I wanted it so much that I chose to neglect listening to my inner voice whispering this might not be a good combination… I didn´t stop until my inner voice had tried all the tricks in the book, and finally sighed angrily; “well, fine!” and started slamming doors… You know the feeling… 80 more words