Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Achieving your childhood dreams

Do you know Randy Pausch? He is a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and recently gave his last lecture on September 18, 2007. Last Lecture series is kind of popular in North American Universities now wherein top notch leaders are invited to give their last lecture, which turns out to be the best lecture ever by the respective individuals.

Randy Pausch (46) is terminally ill. He is afflicted by pancreatic cancer and the doctors have given him 3 to 6 months of good health. But, you will not hear about it in his lecture. Though titled achieving ones childhood dreams, it is about leading our lives. Please do take the time to see the entire lecture, it is bound to have an positive impact on you.


  1. Dear Mr. Ram,

    I'm a regular reader of your blog. Thanks for your continous inspiration to readers like me. This piece has put life in a new perspective.

    Thanks once again.


  2. Hi,

    Great video!!! it really moved me.

    What an attitude. thanks ram

    Learnt HEAD FAKES!!!

  3. I heard this in the news. Thanks for uploading this.

    The lecture really moved me and it has given me a new perspective in life.

    God Bless Randy!

  4. Ram, thank you very much for sharing this.... this is excellent stuff.


  5. I put off watching this until 2 days back. It truly is a wonderful video. Thx for linking it.


  6. The prof. has made us all think for a while and taught a lesson for life. Thanks for linking ....