Taylorism and You: Personal Efficiency Strategies


Project web site: http://www.pan-o-matic.com/pes/docs/main.htm

Created in 2002, the “Personal Efficiency Strategies” web site by PAN-O-MATIC investigates the ways in which Western society defines and idealizes productivity and efficiency and the conflation of leisure and labor.

Consisting of short anecdotal interviews from the general public, the site includes monthly spotlights on topics such as computerized dining systems and time saving holiday shopping strategies, a “PAN-O-MATIC DayRunner” and a collection of very “personal” efficiency tactics.