Frontier Programmer

This is a shameless knock-off from a much funnier comic done by John Caldwell (of MAD magazine fame). Its caption was Frontier Mathematician and the speech-bubble was something like: "Could ya multiply for us, Zeb?"

But like most really clever gags, this one seemed flexible enough to adapt to other contexts. So I re-drew it with a computer twist and presented it as an attention-getter one week for the students in my CS 2020 lab session. The response was a bit disappointing, since I genuinely thought this was funnier than my Virtual Machine comic I'd forced on them a few weeks earlier.


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