Randy Pausch, famous for his “last lecture,” has died .

Mr. Pausch was diagnosed with incurable pancreatic cancer in September 2006. His popular last lecture at Carnegie Mellon in September 2007 garnered international attention and was viewed by millions on the Internet.

In it, Mr. Pausch celebrated living the life he had always dreamed of instead of concentrating on impending death.

Wall Street Journal writer Jeffrey Zaslow, who first popularized the lecture with his September 2007 column , also wrote this final farewell to Pausch in May.

Have an hour or so free? For your viewing, here is Pausch’s last lecture: