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Season 9, Episode 27

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Innovation experts have long overlooked where a lot of innovation actually happens. The personal computer, the mountain bike, the artificial pancreas — none of these came from some big R&D lab, but from users tinkering in their homes. Acknowledging this reality — and encouraging it — would be good for the economy (and the soul too).

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Honey, I Grew the Economy” and “How to Hate Taxes a Little Bit Less.”