Saturday, July 26, 2008

Randy Pausch Loses his battle with Cancer

Randy Paush lost his battle with cancer yesterday morning. Randy is the author of the book "The last lecture" inspired by the actual last lecture he gave at CMU - For those who have not watched it - the video is embedded below.He was a brave man and has inspired me to do go out and do things.

My favorite quote from the last lecture
"It's not about how to achieve your dreams; it's about how to lead your life. if you lead your life the right way, the dreams will come to you."

-Snipped from his wikipedia bio -

Randolph Frederick Pausch[1] (October 23, 1960July 25, 2008) was an American professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a best-selling author who achieved worldwide fame for his "The Last Lecture" speech on September 18, 2007 at Carnegie Mellon.

-- The full wikipedia article here

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