Much like pro-athletes CEO's get more because of their peers, but with CEO's the peer selection process is usually skewed. This gem near the end sums it up nicely "We all want to be a little better than average, and for board members who like to think they have an above-average CEO, this may translate into the choice of a relatively favorable pay package and a set of peers to match."
It is always good to review the basics, but I can't help but think we need to get to a place where programmers shouldn't care and let the computer figure it out. While computers are bad at thinking they are excellent at computations.
Cool service (free with limits). Watch out WebEx!
An interesting list of projects to check out when one has the time.