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The Last Lecture
Transcript of The Last Lecture
Information about the author;
- born October 23rd, 1960
- discovered he had pancreatic cancer Sept. 2006
- passed away July 25,2008
- studied computer science
-worked in Disney Imagineers
- was a professor at Carnegie Mellon
Enjoy life, and truly deeply live your live like if it was your last day.
Climax, Problem and Solution
POINT OF VIEW;
- First person
- Telling his experience
Fulfill your dreams
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
- Virginia, USA
- Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Randy Pausch: Professor in the computer science department.
Jai: Randy’s wife
Dylan: Randy’s 5 year old son.
Logan: Randy’s 2 year old son.
Chloe: Randy’s 1 year old daughter.
Elephant in the room
Ceramic salt and pepper shaker
Razing the white flag
Decks of card
Open and Close doors
Reminder of who he was before he died of pancreatic cancer
INGL 3103 KG1
Debbie Lee Oliveras
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Writing his last lecture
- The way he handled it
Prof. Mildred Serra Gonzalez
Nov. 12, 2013
Michele Reiss: Psychoterapist.
Steve Seabolt: Executive at Electronic Arts (Video-Game Maker)
Randy’s Mother: English teacher.
Randy’s Dad: World War II medic.
Tammy: Randy’s Sister
Jack Sheriff: One of Randy’s childhood friends
Jim Graham: football coach, 6.4 feet tall
Captain James T. Kirk: Commander of the Starship Enterprise(Star Trek)
William Shatner: Captain’s Kirk actor.
Snoddy: Brilliant Imaginner on Disney.
Dean Wormer: Dean from the university of Virginia
Jessica Hodgins: Randy’s friend and colleague.
Herbert Zeh: Pittsburgh’s surgeon.
Robert Wolff: Randy’s oncologist.
Robbee Kosak: Carnegie Mellon’s vice president for advancement.
Scott Sherman: Randy’s friend from freshman year.
Andy Van Dam: Legendary computer science professor.
Chris: Tammy’s 19 years old son.
Laura: Tammy’s 21 years old daughter.
Ballooner: Balloon driver.
Bob: died of cancer.
Police Officer: Police from Virginia.
Tommy Burnett: 22 year old artist.
Don Marinelli: Randy’s colleage
Jared Cohon: Carnegie Mellon’s President.
Diana Sawyer: TW news anchor.
M.R Kelsey: women from church
Caitlin Kelleher: Randy’s former student.
Neil Armstrong: First man to set foot on the moon.
Sandy Blatt: Randy’s Landlord during graduate school, quadriplegic.
Jackie Robinson: First African American to play Major League Baseball.
Gabe Robins: Randy’s friend and fellow professor.
Dennis Cosgrove: One of the early fathers of the Alice project.
Norman Meyrowitz: Randy’s classmate, executive at Macromedia Inc.
MK Haley: 27 year old Disney Imagineer
Nico Habermann: The Head of Carnegie Mellon’s computer science department.