"I have experienced a deathbed conversion... I just bought a Macintosh."
"... I knew I'd get nine percent of the audience with that."
As noted by the Associated Press today:
Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist whose "last lecture" about facing terminal cancer became an Internet sensation and a best-selling book, has died. He was 47.
Pausch's Carnegie Mellon web site is still online, and it points to a YouTube video of the lecture. It's over an hour long, but is filled with warmth, humor, calisthenics and more. (We have a news video of the story, too.)
UPDATE: Today washingtonpost.com's Rocci Fisch spoke with Wall Street Journal reporter and author Jeffrew Zaslow, who co-wrote "The Last Lecture" with Pausch, about Pausch's life and philosophy. The audio is below.
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