One side of the equation is your email client and the types of content you allow through incoming messages that may end up violating your privacy if not the security of your computer and maybe the entire network it’s attached to.
Personal evolution is the only dignified way I can think of off the top of my head to jump out of the negative feedback loop of excessive reliance on leaders and governments, reflections of past blunders recurring and mere fumbling and stumbling into the future with only tech trinkets to show for in terms of progress.
Suppose recent FreeNAS s/w update(s) to FreeNAS-11.3-U5 made this all a non-issue … on a new VM, deleted the CD-ROM device to break out of the ISO boot loop and the VM booted just fine! The built-in console connection now works and didn’t have to muck with changing the resolution!
Furthermore, there is yet a much larger point to make: life is more than the job. The job is merely a part of the wheel that makes up the whole, serving a specific purpose. Overall we require meditation, exercise, proper nutrition, socializing, sleep —