Tangents are my attempt to imitate a favorite professor of mine that always left us with a "Thought for the weekend". He also had a great habit of 'inturrupting' his classes with announcements in the middle to encourage a prompter start time and less people missing important announcements. Though we might not always have time to get to these tangents, I'm going to leave them up on this site so you guys can get more out of this section than just what we learn in this class.
Randy was an American professor of computer science, human-computer interaction, and design at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pausch learned that he had pancreatic cancer in September 2006, and 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 I want to share with you guys this week: