Hardware is cheap. Data is priceless. Hence, IT can command high prices to maintain data availability.
Work will still get done if the toilet seat is dirty. If the server is down, however...
Every stoner thinks they are geniuses when stoned. Even geniuses. I famously recall Carl Sagan commenting on his and his wife's drug use and how he felt his writing process was more elucidated while high on marijuana.
Of course, every stoner thinks they are Carl Sagan when high. "Man, l can like totally see it now, it's like, there are like billions and billions... served at this McDonalds..."