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How much is this amazing app worth?

How much is this amazing app worth?

A while back, inspired by the news that WhatsApp, a social app I had never heard of, was being acquired by Facebook for $19 billion, I wrote up an article for the Wall Street Journal Speakeasy column about an amazing app I possessed that delivers brilliant ideas and life solutions. The app isn’t a recent product from a sexy new startup, but tons of kids are using it every day. So, if we could monetize it, I wondered how much it would be worth….

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What’s in the Book?

What’s in the Book?

How about more than 300 questions, four dozen “question moment” boxes, and hundreds of quotes and anecdotes from business leaders, educators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and creative artists—all on how questioning is a foundational element of their success and happiness. Visit the A More Beautiful Question page on this site to see what people are saying about the book. View the full Index of Questioners on the Master Questioners page. Meanwhile…

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What’s in the Book?

What’s in the Book?

How about more than 300 questions, four dozen “question moment” boxes, and hundreds of quotes and anecdotes from business leaders, educators, inventors, entrepreneurs, and creative artists—all on how questioning is a foundational element of their success and happiness. Visit the A More Beautiful Question page on this site to see what people are saying about the book. And check out the Table of Contents below…. TABLE OF CONTENTS…

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Is knowing obsolete?

Is knowing obsolete?

TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra is reframing the way we think about learning A couple of months ago, I stumbled across the work of Dr. Sugata Mitra, who has, for years, been conducting very interesting learning experiments in India. Perhaps you’ve heard his story of the “hole-in-the-wall computer,” which got some attention about a decade ago. Dr. Mitra wanted to see what would happen if he installed an Internet-connected computer at kid’s-eye…

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Einstein and questioning

Einstein and questioning

Exploring the inquiring mind of one of our greatest thinkers It’s a funny thing: People are sometimes afraid to ask questions out of fear of seeming “stupid.” And yet the smartest people on the planet are often the ones who ask the most questions. Case in point: Albert Einstein. To get a sense of how Einstein felt about questioning, just look at some of the many famous quotes from him on this subject. Einstein’s beautiful question in his teens…

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