If you work in a call center as IT folks either web content writer, seo specialist, link builder, web developer, graphics artist and web designer. the tendency is that you do not have time to play because your attention is to spend time learning the latest technology related to your career.
Most of the IT Gurus usually have their own task when they come home from work either mastering the skills or applying their new learned skills to their personal websites or personal project. Some even have project for their own clients.
I bet Philippines will become the outsourcing capital in the world someday so every graduating student should take IT courses.