Autopilot, by Andrew Smart (Chapter 1)

Chapter 1: That Loathsome Monster Idleness The previous chapter set the stage for the rest of the book in a fairly interesting and engaging way, let’s look at how Smart follows up on that effort. First, Smart talks about the history of our attitudes towards idleness all around the world. From the attitudes stemming from…

Never-Ending Work

A while back my friend, supporter of the site and past contributor Ryan Calhoun sent me this story about how Amazon “solved” the problem of work for its employers. The problem being, that the Amazon workers wanted overtime pay due to the amount of time (somewhere around a half-hour) that they’d be detained before leaving so…