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



Spring 2013


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