Cool video by the RSA. The video explains the motives of technical workers. It explains research about cash incentives at the workplace, how it's not what economists expected, and the reasons behind the phenomenon. Among the reasons are certain goals inherent in all workers: self guidance, mastery, and purpose. All the while ideas are expressed on a white board as the video is narrated. It's easy to see how this applies to all types of programmers and IT workers.