New Zealand’s census asks citizens to nominate their religion. For atheists and others who can’t tick one of the boxes there’s a no religion option.
That’s the box to choose if the census asked about technology choices.
Others get religious about technology. Apple is obviously a cult. There are those who believe Microsoft has all the answers. Linux is there’s the tech equivalent of Scientology. Those people with their furry penguin god can be scary at times.
Likewise there are people who hold mystical beliefs in the power of fibre to solve all of humanity’s problems.
Cast me out into the wilderness if you will, but I refuse to sign up for a tech religion. Apart from anything else, technology changes at such a pace it doesn’t make sense to nail yourself to any particular cross.
There’s a reason why people who sell technology use words like ‘guru’ and ‘evangelist’ to describe their work. Don’t let them suck you in.
In technology, those two job titles are just fancy ways of saying ‘sales’. And some of the sales critters are peddling snake oil.