Your doctor and your lawyer may know a lot about you. But in a time when we are using computers to socialize, keep track of finances, do work and store family photos, your IT person probably knows more.
So when computers go down, it can cause intense feelings. There's an entire meme of online videos of frustrated peopledestroying their computers. Some psychologists have even coined the term "computer rage" to describe these outbursts.
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What do you guys think? This was something that attracted me to IT work in the first place, being that I got to marry both interests together. I had started on a CS degree but found full time coding to be too isolating, and I enjoyed the mix of people interaction with technology.
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I never thought about it but we really have some similarity to the job of a psychologists.