How true. How very, very true. This from the Beeb: Really, how wired up are you? You're wedded to a computer screen for much of the day, you e-mail and browse the web without a second thought and texting, well, it's just part of everyday life. To your peers, you're no more technologically savvy than the next person, but to your parents you are Bill Gates, Albert Einstein and Mr Clippy rolled into one. Of those who returned to the family roost for Christmas, many will have found the normal festive activities peppered with a rather less traditional commitment: fixing mum or dad's computer. Forget those illusions you may still harbour about being mummy or daddy's little poppet. For those whose parents have opted into the 21st Century by investing in a computer, likely as not, you have become IT Support. More here Yes - I remember one memorable Christmas where I built a server, installed an office network and created a backup strategy for my parents haulage company... So not only do I get calls as to how to remove viruses or spyware from the rentals home PC, I, by default (as I put the damn thing in) am tech support to the company. Not only that, I seem to be front line support for the Wife's company, her bosses home computers and several friends PC's. Is it any wonder I went Mac? I have been sorely tempted on many occasions to buy the T-Shirt from Think Geek with the phrase "NO, I will not fix your computer" emblazoned on the chest.