I was in Kinokuniya the other day and I was surprised to see Randy Pausch’s book in Japanese:
The book is based in Randy Paush’s last lecture that became a huge internet phenomenon thanks to Youtube-GoogleVideo.
Randy Pausch was a charismatic and well known computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon. But two years ago he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the doctors told him that we has going to die for sure. Randy decided to continue doing a totally normal life, he even bought a new house. He also did his last lecture at university, this last lecture was recorded and uploaded to Youtube, Google Video becoming one of the top 10 most viewed videos on the net during the last year.
Randy Pausch died two months ago, when he was already an Internet hero. And now the book about his last lecture is on sale even in Japanese!
You haven’t watched The Last Lecture yet?