The Last Lecture
Score: 4.5
From 102 Ratings

The Last Lecture


  • Author : Randy Pausch
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401395513


The Last Lecture Book Description :

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave--"Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams"--wasn't about dying. It was about the importa...

The Last Lecture
Score: 4.5
From 99 Ratings

The Last Lecture


  • Author : Randy Pausch
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316335614


The Last Lecture Book Description :

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." --Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave--"Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams"--wasn't about dying. It was about the importa...

The Last Lecture
Score: 4.5
From 99 Ratings

The Last Lecture


  • Author : Randy Pausch
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401395513


The Last Lecture Book Description :

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."---Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to give such a lecture, he didn't have to imagine it as his last, since he had recently been diagnosed with terminal cancer. But the lecture he gave--"Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams"--wasn't about dying. It was about the importa...

Dream New Dreams
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Dream New Dreams


  • Author : Jai Pausch
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307888525


Dream New Dreams Book Description :

A remarkably frank, deeply moving, and inspiring memoir by Jai Pausch, whose husband, Randy, wrote the bestseller The Last Lecture while battling pancreatic cancer. "Jai is such a giver that she often forgets to take care of herself," Randy Pausch wrote about his wife. "Jai knows that she’ll have to give herself permission to make herself a priority." In Dream New Dreams, Jai Pausch shares her own story for the first time: her emotional journey from wife and mother to full-time caregiver, shuttling between her three young children and Randy’s bedside as he sought treatment far from home; and then to widow and single parent, fighting to preserve a sense of stability for her family, while coping with her own grief and the challenges of running a ho...

Time Management

Time Management


  • Author : Randy Pausch
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2015-10-05
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1517686253


Time Management Book Description :

Time Management: Getting Things Done and Goal Setting This book is designed to help overwhelmed achievers get clarity, confidence, and tools they need to win at work and succeed at life. Get Time Management: Getting Things Done and Goal Setting now, and reach your life goals and hit them on target! Take action Today! Scroll to the top and select the "BUY" button to place an order. Tags: time management, time management tips, time management skills, prioritizing, how to manage time, how to manage your time, time management strategies, time management techniques, to do list, getting things done, getting things done pdf, get it done, how to get things done, procrastination, how to be successful, life goals, setting goals...

Highest Duty
Score: 4
From 13 Ratings

Highest Duty


  • Author : Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, III
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061959530


Highest Duty Book Description :

Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool actions not only averted tragedy but made him a hero and an inspiration worldwide. His story is now a major motion picture from director / producer Clint Eastwood and stars Tom Hanks, Laura L...

Quantum Electrodynamics

Quantum Electrodynamics


  • Author : Richard P. Feynman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429972874


Quantum Electrodynamics Book Description :

This classic work presents the main results and calculational procedures of quantum electrodynamics in a simple and straightforward way. Designed for the student of experimental physics who does not intend to take more advanced graduate courses in theoretical physics, the material consists of notes on the third of a three-semester course given at the California Institute of Technology....

Professor Berman

Professor Berman


  • Author : Hy Berman
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452960548


Professor Berman Book Description :

Behind the scenes of Minnesota history, by way of the engaging life story of the state’s best-known and beloved political observer Professor Hy Berman (1925–2015) was, by most accounts, the face of public history in Minnesota for many decades—a peerless political observer and labor historian, popular lecturer and university professor, and familiar presence on the Twin Cities PBS show Almanac, dependably interpreting Minnesota history—and making some of his own. In Professor Berman: The Last Lecture of Minnesota’s Greatest Public Historian, readers encounter the Hy Berman audiences and students loved, telling stories as only he could—stories that are at once a close-up view of Minnesota history and a conversational self-portrait of a man w...