It's clearly an advertisement submission by Michael Cooney, Online New Editor for Network World, Inc. I hope/. at least got paid for posting this drivel.
In over 10 years of reading/., this has to be the lamest story I've ever seen.
Off topic, but I'd love to see some type of BOINC based software that tested this theory. It could generate completely random text then grep that text for a certain pattern, say a few paragraphs of Hamlet. I'd certainly throw a few clock cycles at this.