Thursday, July 31, 2008

Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture, has died.

Randy Pausch, the Carnegie Mellon University computer science professor whose final lecture inspired millions, has died of pancreatic cancer. Dr. Pausch, 47, who turned the lecture into a book, said that no one would have been interested in his words of wisdom were he not a man in his 40s with a terminal illness.

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If you haven't seen the lecture, here it is:

and, oh, by the way... "it's not for us, it's for his kids"

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