As a 49 yo grandmother, c programmer and feminist, I find this offensive. Additionally from the article:
"The player is are so simple that a grandmother could use it".
This is just agist garbage. They wouldn't have said a grandfather couldn't use it.
I think you mean this:
The (real) press-release:
NBC taking the above seriously:
Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lampposts -- for support rather than illumination.