"If I don't seem as depressed or morose as I should be, sorry to disappoint you."
Randy Pausch's Last Lecture (Carnegie Mellow University). With equal parts humor and heart, Carnegie Mellon professor and alumnus
Randy Pausch delivered a one-of-a-kind last lecture that moved an
overflow crowd at the university — and went on to move audiences around
Randy Pausch's website. Many links to other videos of Randy Pausch. Highlights his efforts to raise awareness about pancreatic cancer.
Finally, what made me finish this post was tacanderson's recent tweet about wordle.net - a tag cloud generator that is more art that function, at least at this point. After playing a bit with this tool myself, I added the RSS feed to my Google Reader. Today, Thesalin posted two word clouds on Randy Pausch - the thumbnails of word clouds are posted below. Somehow, I think Randy would appreciate these:
Olympic photos (Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang). Breathtaking photos with links to additional resources including links to the best of Jeremiah's best photos of China to raise awareness about the earthquake disaster earlier this year.
#080808 Twitter Campaign For Beijing Olympics (ReadWriteWeb). At 8.08am on Friday 8th August 2008 in Beijing some Chinese Web fans have launched a campaign to
celebrate and support the opening of the Beijing Olympics, using Twitter.