Tomorrow's Workday - Speculations on Technology's Effects the Work Patterns

"Few of us still spread sand on our desk after we sharpen our quills. Nor do we shiver at the thought of a telegram arriving. How are likely technological changes going to affect daily worklife? What might those mean for employment opportunities." - My promise for the Talk


This site provides notes for a talk given to Drexel University's Center for Employment Futures on Tuesday 10/21/97. The ideas represented here are solely those of the author and do not represent a coherent fully-developed body of thinking. They are, rather, a set of observations based on a professional lifetime of fascination (both positive and negative) with technology. They are unabashedly Engineering-Centered while recognizing the vital nature of many other aspects of life.

Update 10/19/97