The Quantum Pontiff

We Beat the Reaper by Living Well

Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon computer science professor, passed away early today. If you haven’t watched Pausch’s last lecture, you should:

This lecture, when I first saw it, reminded me how important humor is for teaching. In other words, my students from last term can blame all my silly jokes on Randy.

Comments

  1. #1 Renee King
    July 26, 2008

    Another amazing person died this week. His name is Nick and he can be found at nickannstreet (you can google the name). Nick was a young man who died of ALS. He also has an amazing story that he has journaled through a blog.