Mark Armstrong

Senior Lecturer/Assessment Coordinator/Advising Coordinator - Computer Science


Areas of Interest:

Computer Science Education

Artificial Intelligence

Office:  Petty 153

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11am-12pm, Tuesdays 2pm-3pm, and by appointment



Spring 2016


CSC 130 – Introduction to Computer Science

CSC 261 – Computer Organization and Assembly Language

·       “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