If I knew that I was facing my students in class for the last time, what would I say? And would if be different if I knew I was dying, as Randy Pausch did?
Randy Pausch passed away last week at his home, surrounded by people he loved and who loved him. Rest in peace, Randy.
For the complete hour-plus lecture as he gave it at Carnegie Mellon, see http://youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo.