Hi, I'm Weiran Zhang. I work as a Software Engineering Manager at Capital One. I have a passion for iOS and building thriving software teams. This blog is a place for me to document things I've learned and things I find interesting. You should follow me on Twitter.
I think the manager-free model only works for a business that has high margins and depends more on creating hits than cutting costs. The videogame business fits that model, as do many Internet businesses. And in both cases entrepreneurs can hire from anywhere in the world.
So here’s my summary: Management only exists to compensate for its own poor hiring decisions.
From the people that made Snapseed, a collection of Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture plugins designed for photo editing.
$149 is a great price for what’s included, but how long will Google stick with selling software like this? It’s not their business model and they’ve shown it takes very little for them to abandon an unsuccessful product.