You know you’re living in the digital age when…
1. You try to use your swipe card to open the door when you get home from work.
2. You haven’t played solitaire with real cards in years. Or read a real book in years. Or bought a physical album in years…
3. You have a list of 45 ways to reach your family of three. Phone numbers are at the bottom of the list.
4. You instant message your mate who works at the desk next to you.
5. Your reason for not staying in touch with friends is that they only have e-mail addresses, but aren’t on Facebook or Twitter.
6. When you go home after a long day at work you still check email on your smartphone.
7. You haven’t had a landline in years, either at home or work.
8. You’ve sat at the same desk for four years and worked for three different startup companies.
10. Your CV is stored in Dropbox.
11. You learn about your redundancy on Twitter.
12. Your biggest loss from a system crash was your source control keys and uncommitted changes.
13. Your boss isn’t 100% sure s/he knows what you do any more.
14. You don’t know anyone who’s ever worked somewhere long enough to qualify for long service leave. Is it still a thing?
15. Your company spends as much on stocking the kitchen as they do paying you.
16. Interviewees, despite not having the relevant knowledge or experience, terminate the interview when told of the starting salary.
17. You attend so many meetups with food and bar tabs you’re surprised when you have to buy your own.
18. Everyone has a brand-new state-of-the-art laptop, which never leaves the office.
19. Being sick is defined as you aren’t conscious or you’re in a hospital with no wifi.
20. There’s no money in the budget for the five permanent staff your department desperately needs, but they can afford four full-time in-house recruiters.
21. Your relatives and family describe your job as “works with computers”.
And the clinchers are…
22. You had trouble reading something this long, so you checked three other windows partway through.
23. You got this joke from someone you’ve never actually met, but you’ve maintained contact across multiple social networks.
25. YOU ARE TOO BUSY TO NOTICE THAT THERE WAS NO NUMBER 9 or 24 IN THIS LIST!
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