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.
InfoQ has a video putting Objects on trial for various crimes, such as increasing complexity and generally failing to meet their original ambitions. Good fun and some interesting points raised by the expert contributors (Michael Feathers, Brian Foote, Richard P. Gabriel, Joshua Kerievsky).