Danish Meatballs (Frikadeller)

I’ve made Danish Meatballs (also known as “Frikadeller”) a couple of times since I moved to North Carolina, and I have recived a couple of requests for the recipe. I figured I’d put it up here to help spread the gospel of “fine” Danish cuisine in America. This recipe is based on the recipe found here (in Danish). … Continue reading Danish Meatballs (Frikadeller)

MADALGO Summer School on GEOMETRIC DATA STRUCTURES

From MADALGO comes word of a summer school on geometric data structures, looks like fun! Here is the official announcement: MADALGO Summer School on GEOMETRIC DATA STRUCTURES August 16-19, 2010, Aarhus, Denmark www.madalgo.au.dk/datastructures2010 OVERVIEW AND GOAL Geometric data structures are methods of efficiently storing and querying data in two or more dimensions. Working with geometric … Continue reading MADALGO Summer School on GEOMETRIC DATA STRUCTURES

Interdisciplinary Geospatial Informatics Post Doc position at MADALGO

Via Lars Arge, advice information about an interesting post doc opportunity at MADALGO: An interdisciplinary Post Doc position is available at Aarhus University, Denmark, starting August 2010 or later. The responsibilities of the Post Doc will include work on geospatial problems on the boundary between computer science and biology, more specifically between algorithms and ecology/biodiversity. … Continue reading Interdisciplinary Geospatial Informatics Post Doc position at MADALGO

Computing Nationwide Flood Maps

A few months ago I made the following video and uploaded it to youtube (HD version available on youtube): From the youtube description: This video shows what parts of Denmark will flood if the ocean rises. The flood maps were computed using the TerraSTREAM software package and the finished flood maps were visualized by importing … Continue reading Computing Nationwide Flood Maps

Live at NWERC 2008

I’m currently sitting in Utrecht in the Netherlands watching the live scoreboard of the 2008 North-Western European Programming Contest (NWERC 2008). I’m the coach for the two danish teams, and they seem to be doing somewhat better than last time. There is a LIVE scoreboard and also live webcams.

Live from the Nordic Collegiate Programming Competition 2008

I am currently managing the Aarhus University (and only Danish!) site for the Nordic Collegiate Programming Competition (NCPC 2008). We have 5 teams here – which is a 250% increase from last year (which was also an increase from the year before that). We are currently two hours into the competition and all the teams … Continue reading Live from the Nordic Collegiate Programming Competition 2008

No Plans for August? Come to Denmark and Learn About Cache-Oblivious Algorithms

MADALGO is hosting a summer school on cache-oblivious algorithms in August this year. Here is the announcement: (Note that registration is free (!) and that the registration deadline is approaching) OVERVIEW AND GOAL Cache-oblivious algorithms are algorithms that are efficient on any level of any memory hierarchy; they are basically algorithms developed for a two-level … Continue reading No Plans for August? Come to Denmark and Learn About Cache-Oblivious Algorithms