Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Advanced Education for Search Marketers


Randy Pausch delivered the "Last Lecture" after he learned that he'd developed terminal pancreatic cancer.

His video became an Internet sensation, with over 3,000,000 views on YouTube. Pausch was a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

You can find Randy Pausch's home page here: http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~pausch/

Randy Pausch died today at the age of 47.

He is survived by his wife, Jai Pausch and three children, Dylan, Logan and Chloe - to whom he dedicated his video lecture.

We've written a great deal about the education of a search engine marketer. Ron Jones's column, SEM.edu, provides a wealth of information about learning the technical aspects of SEM and SEO.

Today we'll take a brief look at the most important goal: achieving your dreams.

Here's the complete video of the "Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch.

About the author

Kevin Heisler, formerly the executive editor of Search Engine Watch, is a search and advertising industry veteran. His former roles include VP, strategic accounts for integrated digital marketing firm 360i; director of business development for Didit Search Marketing; and search industry analyst at Jupiter Research.

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