This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
"As a child, my father and I tried to design a birdfeeder that was easily accessible by birds but impossible to reach by squirrels. Our birdfeeders ranged from the simple to the absurd. Each design worked temporarily, but eventually the squirrels would figure out a way around our defenses. . . . . . Our efforts were helping breed a smarter, craftier squirrel."