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Keynote: The Last Lecture – Jeffrey Zaslow

February 13, 2009 Leave a comment

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This Keynote was given Tuesday afternoon. It was based on the book The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow. The book was written after Randy Pausch gave his last lecture in September 2007, which you can see here. Randy Pausch was a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer; they gave him around 6 weeks to live. He decided to put together what he called his ‘last lecture’ and present some life lessons and messages he wanted to leave his for 3 kids. Below are some of the main points I wrote down from the keynote given by the co-author of the book: Read more…

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Keynote: A Whole New Mind

February 9, 2009 Leave a comment

This was a keynote by best-selling author Daniel Pink, who wrote ‘A Whole New Mind’ and ‘The Adventures of Johnny Bunko’. Read more…