This is a sample of what you could have learned by taking Calculus VII in 2014. One post from each month.

**January:**From boring to puzzling in 30 iterative steps**February:**Maximum of three numbers: it’s harder than it sounds**March:**Calculating 2*2 with high precision**April:**Fractal-ish monotone functions**May:**The Nelder-Mead minimization algorithm**June:**Words that contain UIO, and best-fitting lines**July:**Walking dogs and comparing sticks**August:**Using a paraboloid to cover points with a disk**September:**Graphical convergence**October:**Nodal lines**November:**Linear approximation and differentiability**December:**Tossing a continuous coin