The Work Will Come To Us

Matt Novak, in The Late Great American Promise of Less Work provides useful links on American labor as it relates to technological promises of the 20th century. In this short excerpt, Walter Cronkite gives a tour of the home office of the future which would be the domain of men telecommuting. (link)
Cronkite informs viewers:
Technology is opening a new world of leisure time. One government report projects that by the year 2000, the United States will have a 30-hour work week and month-long vacations as the rule.

For what the future work domain of women looked like in 1957, see also Tiny, Typical, or Tall

Via: The Work Will Come To Us | spoke&hub&flp


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