Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Advanced Education for Search Marketers

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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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