Randy Pausch

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American professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design

Why Is Randy Pausch Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Randolph Frederick Pausch was an American educator, a professor of computer science, human–computer interaction, and design at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pausch learned he had pancreatic cancer in September 2006. In August 2007, he was given a terminal diagnosis: "3 to 6 months of good health left". He gave an upbeat lecture titled "The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams" on September 18, 2007, at Carnegie Mellon, which became a popular YouTube video and led to other media appearances. He then co-authored a book called The Last Lecture on the same theme, which became a New York Times best-seller.

Randy Pausch's Published Works

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What Are Randy Pausch's Academic Contributions?

Randy Pausch is most known for their academic work in the field of computer science. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of education and literature.

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