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"Last Lecture" CMU Professor Randy Pausch Dies

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The saddest part

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Is this lecture has only become so insanely popular after he died, it would have been lovely if he had got to see it being watched by millions.

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It was popular before he died too.

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Nah, it was insanely popular before he died. It was a smash hit from day 1. He even did a pared down version of it on the Oprah show. It's been all over youtube for a good long while too.

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thanks for the news, sad as it is.

For those who haven't seen it, watch the lecture - it's forthright, unbridled, and otherwise amazing.

Thoughts and prayers with his loved ones,

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I would also add...

In reply to: "Last Lecture" CMU Professor Randy Pausch Dies

that his legacy lives on in some really cool ways. The Alice programming environment is in part his work. My daughter was using Alice (and actually beginning to understand things like classes and inheritance at age 9 using Alice. Heck, I even had a lot of fun with Alice.

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