Hey Kids! It's Compiler Time!
March 15, 2005 6:00 PM   Subscribe

Illustrated Notes from Computer Science: Tom Murphy VII gets more bored in class than you. And thanks to his free fonts, your boredom can look just as snazzy. (Previous Tom7-related action here. This guy keeps busy. I blame the 80/20 rule.)
posted by nebulawindphone (13 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
[this is good]
posted by fatllama at 6:11 PM on March 15, 2005

Oh, man. That I'm a Compiler one was great.
posted by DrJohnEvans at 6:24 PM on March 15, 2005

Hmm... the term he is looking for in the "I'm a Compiler" one is, quine. Well, not really, but its closer than compiler.
posted by phrontist at 6:32 PM on March 15, 2005

I wish I had a name like "Tom 7". It's so 21st century.
posted by blacklite at 7:00 PM on March 15, 2005

Delicious. Thanks.
posted by mediareport at 7:20 PM on March 15, 2005

Some of his fonts remind me of the Napoleon Dynamite cover.
posted by MrFancypants at 7:33 PM on March 15, 2005

v. nice!
posted by shoepal at 7:36 PM on March 15, 2005

wow, i like the wandering fonts a lot. This is the kind of exploration that paves the caves for less likely spelunkers to follow along...im really glad he's sharing this!
posted by indigoskynet at 8:00 PM on March 15, 2005

These notes are SO much better than the ones I took during my AI class. For one, they're legible.
posted by JZig at 8:25 PM on March 15, 2005

I live in pants!
posted by scrim at 8:38 PM on March 15, 2005

Whoa, this is the guy that made the tombats fonts! I've been using those for YEARS and now I know who made them. Most excellent post.
posted by pikachulolita at 1:24 AM on March 16, 2005

Well then. I don't think this went too badly for a first post! (Woohoo!)

scurries off
posted by nebulawindphone at 11:07 AM on March 16, 2005

More tom7 projects:
Escape - Fun puzzle game.
snoot.org - Online toys and games. Spun off from the now defunct snoot.com, which had online toys, games, humorous essays, and some other stuff.

I went to college with Tom, and he's one of the funniest and smartest people I've ever met.
posted by kcalder at 1:20 PM on March 16, 2005

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