littleBits Founder Ayah Bdeir discusses her opensource library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping and play.
This is awesome.
Management figures they’ll save money on salaries by leaving it up to the employees to negotiate for their own pay. So they don’t give raises until someone tries to negotiate for one.
In many companies, particularly consulting companies, salespeople call the shots, have most of the respect, and take home most of the rewards. Delivery – the "programmers", are the people who are to be managed, paid as little as possible, and controlled by management.