Sunday, October 07, 2007

Learning from the web

I'm discovering that the Internet is becoming more and more a tool for learning. I continue to be amazed at what I find.

I've blogged elsewhere about this: Excellence in speeches and forensics.

First, Admiral Allen at the Coast Guard Academy last week:



And now, Randy Pausch at Carnegie Mellon University last month:



Amazing stuff. Truly.

Update: And, if your screen looks like mine, neither Thad Allen or Randy Pausch are the people pictured. On top is Representative Elijah Cummings congressman from Maryland; at the second video is Steve Seibold from Electronic Arts. Representative Cummings addresses the Corps of Cadets; Steve Seabolt, Vice President of Worldwide Publishing and Marketing for Electonic Arts, introduces his good friend Randy Pausch.

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