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.
"'Tis true, 'tis pity, and pity 'tis 'tis true." -- Poloniouius, in Willie the Shake's _Hamlet, Prince of Darkness_