Education costs money. Ignorance costs more.
You are the future! You've taken openness, connectedness and 2.0ness to heart. You are an asset to your organisation. I would be happy to be your Facebook friend.
I'm an unconnected academic: 'Oh dear, you've not taken this web 2.0 stuff to heart have you? It's possible you may be an enemy of the future. It's not too late, start a Flickr photostream today, get blogging and you can still be part of the warm, connected world.'How am I supposed to know what API is! :o (although I do blog).