Randy Pausch, the Carnegie Mellon professor who became a YouTube phenomenon with his “Last Lecture,” died today of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 47. He died at his home in southern Virginia.
Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals. For more, visit www.cmu.edu/randyslecture.
Here is the unabridged “Last Lecture”.