First version of a little tool that I wrote and now use every day. Be nice! ;)
Reconsider the name: http://packages.debian.org/unstable/utils/pv
Nice. A few years ago I wrote one called pivotal slacker. Github seems to have swallowed the repo, and when PV stopped the easy free stuff I stopped using them.
http://github.com/Neurogami/pivotal_slacker. (But come up 404 for some reason)