This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
I am doing an Ajax talk on February 09, 2006 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm for the Washington DC BEA User Group. If you are in the area you should come check it out and learn how Ajax can help your web application.