Is someone feeling burned out? There is no glory in most jobs. It's just a job.
As far as more pervasive technical culture - while more people can now troubleshoot the basics (drink holder not working, computer plugged in, etc.) there is still a need for your basic help desk type work.
Joe Blow Sixpack won't be doing any advanced network administration, data recovery, web development, business process integration..... the list is long. Just because more people can now check email and browse the web and use basic software doesn't mean that out culture has advanced to the point where everyone is a geek.
With the prevalence of Rockband, Guitar Hero...has the glory faded out of being a musician? I mean, I recall those early days when there seemed to be a groupie around every corner....