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One Book One College: The Last Lecture: The Authors

"The Interdisciplinary Challenge of Entertainment Technology" by Randy Pausch

"Time Management" by Randy Pausch

Randy Pausch Inspires Graduates

TIME Interviews Dr. Randy Pausch

Randy Pausch's Testimony to the Labor, Health and Human Services

Building Virtual Worlds 2005

Carnegie Mellon's Educational Technology Center

Don Marinelli and Randy Pausch founded Carnegie Mellon's Enteretainment Technology Center, an interdisciplinary effort to bring together computer science and art to build virtual reality world experiences.


Randolph Frederick "Randy" Pausch

 Born:    October 23, 1960,  Baltimore MD
  Oakland Mills High School,  Columbia, MD
 Brown University, Providence, RI,  Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, May 1982
 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA, Ph.D in Computer Science, August 1988
Family    wife, Jai, and three children, Dylan, Logan, and Chloe
Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science,  University of Virginia,  School of Engineering and Applied Science; Completed sabbatical at Walt Disney Imagineering and Electronic Arts, 1988 – 1997
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction and Design, Carnegie Mellon University, 1997 – 2008                     

Co-founder of Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center, started the Building Virtual Worlds, teaching it for 10 years

Consulted with Google on user interface design, with PARC Imagineering, and Media Metrix

Founder of Alice software project

 The Last Lecture  (wrote with Jeffrey Zaslow)
 Adding Input and Output to the Transactional Model  (Research paper, CMU)
Learning to Program with Alice (wrote with Wanda Dann &  Stephen Cooper)
Time Management
Died:   July 25, 2008  (January 21, 2011)


Co-author Jeffrey Zaslow

Randy Rausch and co-author Jeffrey Zaslow

Randy Pausch - The Last Lecture - Jeff Zaslow Interview

Alice: Software Project Created by Randy Pausch

For information about Alice, click anywhere on the picture.

Randy Pausch: Once Upon a Time

Tom Dermody's song about Randy Pausch

Randy Pausch: Final Tribute