Caretakers Up Against the Power of a Star Dana Parsons, Dana Parsons' column appears Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. He can be reached at (714) 966-7821 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. An archive of his recent columns is at www.latimes.com/parsons.
Not Intelligent, and Surely Not Science Michael Shermer, Michael Shermer is founding publisher of Skeptic magazine and the author of "Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown" (Times Books, 2005).
The Grokster Case's Silent Majority Chris Anderson, Chris Anderson is the editor in chief of Wired magazine and is writing a book on the shift from mass markets to niche markets. His blog is at www.thelongtail .com.