The new globalization of innovation -- The Silicon peaches -- Startups are everywhere! (but the growth statistics) -- Making America great again? -- Four are better than one (but first, let us plan it strategically) -- Singing and designing -- incrementally : innovation-based growth -- Out with the old, in with the new! But in what ways? -- Looking for better options : the science of innovation policies and agencies in a globally fragmented world -- Our anti-intellectual property rights system -- The road to hell is paved with good intentions : the age of financialization -- Data : why mining us is the new boom and for whom -- Conclusion: In defense of experiments, mistakes, and the right to choose.