But the spirit of Drew's statement is that the 40-hour work week is an artifact of factory work and is no longer relevant in modern times. So we need to find more flexible alternatives.
Now Dropbox is not alone in voicing this. Many other companies are experimenting with an alternative to the 40-hour work week.
For instance, both of the following tweets by founders have gone viral, which is indicative of the initial success and general sentiment among everyone.
it’s been about four months since we started our four-day workweek experiment and i can honestly say that the idea of a five-day workweek now seems insane looking back, both because three days are necessary for a proper weekend and no job truly needs all five days