It used to be that if a client wanted something done in a week, it was considered a rush job and he would be lucky to get it.
Now with modems, faxes and mobile phones everybody wants everything instantly! Improved technology just increases expectations. This technology does not make life easier, they make it more stressful.
If we wanted more leisure time we should invent machines that do things less efficiently and with the advent of machines making machines, that is hardly likely to happen.