It's not your typical talk on time management. This one comes from a man who recently found out he has too little time left.
of Virginia professor Randy Paush has spent his career teaching
others about computer science. Now he spends his days teaching about
time because in August Pausch found out he didn't have much time left.
His prognosis was three to six months. He's suffering from terminal
was completely devastating. He's so young and has kids and so
energetic, it was completely unexpected," said Gabriel
Gabriel Robins was the driving force behind bringing Pausch back to
Charlottesville. The two men met during their time as faculty members
at UVA. Robins calls him an inspiration not only for his academic work
but also, for his work sharing his philosophy with the world through
interviews and lectures.
been my friend for many years, since 1992, my mentor, my colleague.
We've had many many conversations about our years and science and
technology and teaching and education," shared Robins.
through lectures like one at UVA Tuesday that focus on how to get
the most out of your day even if your days are numbered.
will be plenty for those of us who don't know Pausch to remember him by
when his time has passed. He has his name on half-a-dozen books and
about 70 articles, not to mention the Alice Software Project he
founded, a computer animation tool for children.
Reported by Annie Scholz