Has there ever been a Cabinet minister more inept than Chris Grayling, the leader of the House of Commons? He is a man who can be utterly relied upon to get things wrong, a man whose lack of judgement and staggering incompetence defy belief.
I am not a refusenik. Advancements in digital services have enabled incredible services to exist that wouldn't otherwise. Every so often I remind myself how absurd it is that search engines give us access to the entirety of human knowledge in milliseconds.
Of course, at all stages, mentoring can either be a big success or just another sterile and unrewarding box-ticking exercise - and there are a few important things that will make it more likely to be the former.
The average attention span of society is now down to just seven seconds. It takes you longer to tie your shoelaces. Lucky for slip-ons, otherwise we would have a whole bunch of people with half tied laces tripping over in the streets.
Ambulance-chasers will always be found circling like vultures around any corporate disaster, but three things about the customer experience really stood out for me in this crisis and neither were handled well by TalkTalk.
With Spectre now packing in audiences in cinemas across the world, it's the perfect time to indulge in a bit of fantasy secret agent work. I for one am not averse to slaying imaginary criminal masterminds before making my getaway in my imaginary jet-powered car.
We can always buy food that has been kept cold from farm to fork. We don't consider the energy required to keep vaccines cold. And when we update Facebook, the amount of cooling needed by data centres doesn't cross people's minds.
Of course four years necessarily defies imagination when you set out and we have all got braver over time. I suspect it will take us a few months yet to reflect, understand and celebrate what has been achieved.
In the UK, the NHS talks about putting "patients in the driving seat of their care". Wearable technology, smart devices and online services are the tools we need to make that happen. And we baby boomers are going to be just fine with that.