Mark Armstrong

Lecturer/Assessment Coordinator - Computer Science

 

Areas of Interest:

Computer Science Education

Artificial Intelligence

Office:  Petty 153

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10am-11am, and by appointment

Email: mvarmstr@uncg.edu

 

Spring 2013

Courses:

CSC 250 – Foundations of Computer Science I

CSC 261 – Computer Organization and Assembly Language

FMS 160 – The Machine that Changed the World

·       “Computer Science is no more about computers than Astronomy is about the telescope.” Edsger W. Dijkstra

 

·       “Two years from now, spam will be solved.”– Bill Gates, 2004

 

·       “The problem of viruses is temporary and will be solved in two years.”– John McAfee, 1988

 

·       “Computer viruses are an urban legend.”– Peter Norton, 1988

 

·       “I don’t know what the language of the year 2000 will look like, but I know it will be called Fortran.”– CA Hoare, 1982

 

·        “In the future, computers may weigh no more than 1.5 tons.”– Popular mechanics, 1949