Last week Friday, Randy Pausch passed away at age of 47 from cancer. For those of you that are asking who Randy Pausch is, he is was a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University that gave his last lecture on September 18, 2007. This lecture has since been viewed over 5 million times on YouTube and gave him some TV appearances, such as Oprah, due to the fact that this lecture has been very inspiring for many people. It is said to see him go.
For anyone that is interested this lecture has been made into a book by Randy Pausch called The Last Lecture.