Op-Ed piece in the NYT that explicates the situation we're all mired in: workers are more and more productive, but less and less benefits accrue to them. They're going to corporations instead. This is fortunate, as I was worried that IBM and Motorola weren't going to be able to take their families on vacation this year--I love those guys. Especially Motorola, who tells such great jokes.
If you're a fan of boredom, which I most fervently am, here's a defense of boredom as a dying art form.