If your paper confirms climate change, you are more likely to get funding.
If your paper disproves it you get a Nobel prize.
The hilarious thing about this summary is that both Google Fiber and Verizon FiOS already use Nokia equipment.
All optics > 40gbps are running some sort of phase shift modulation, up to 16 and larger QAM constellations. These are referred to as 'coherent' optics, although all lasers are coherent so I'm not sure who came up with that as the standard way to refer to them.
You can actually get 10G residential service now, using a different Nokia equipment using NGPON2 from EPB in Chattanooga.
You're right about this Terabit announcement summary though, this is an idiotic summary comparing a train to a shopping cart.
Metal fans consider that a feature, not a bug.
Multics is security spelled sideways.