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Publisher's Summary

There are six articles in the May 14, 2007, Innovators issue:

COMMENT
"No Blame, No Shame" by George Packer: George Tenet's tell-all tells more about how Washington handles blame.

THE FINANCIAL PAGE
"Exporting I.P." by James Surowiecki: Why the U.S. is hypocritical when it comes to protecting intellectual property worldwide.

DEPARTMENT OF ARCHEOLOGY
"Fragmentary Knowledge" by John Seabrook: The mystery of the Antikythera Mechanism.

ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS
"Critical Mass" by Ken Auletta: Why Walter Mossberg is the great arbiter of consumer technology.

BOOKS
"What Else is New?" by Steven Shapin: David Edgerton's The Shock of the Old explores how uses, not innovations, drive human technology.

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Games of Chance" by David Denby: Curtis Hanson's Lucky You and Sarah Polley's Away From Her.

Then, check out At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA (Unabridged) by George Tenet.

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