Go ahead and feel proud of yourself for fixing your mom's computer. Just know that "fixing" meant plugging it in and pushing the "on" button. Sometimes, your computer is going to have real problems, and those friendly faces at the Genius Bar aren't so friendly to your credit card. For the modern city dweller, a computer is just as important as a car. In cities like New York, owning a computer is far more important. Few and far between are the jobs that don't require a digital presence. Just like your dad used to ask Phil next door to look at his car before he went to a mechanic, so to must you ask your nerdy friend before you opt to replace that hard drive. You can pay your tech savvy friend back with tips on how to relate to actual human beings outside of online gaming platforms.