Great article on the history, and the present, of the cubicle. Read the article for the facts; check out the comments for laughs.
“Imagine yourself in a typing pool in the early 1960s, amid the clack-clack-clack-PING of dozens of Smith-Coronas. You’re out in the open, like a factory worker, with nowhere to hide from the raking gaze of the boss….”
Full article here.