I know this is Slashdot, and that we don't like to RTFA, but please give it at least a glance before replying.
The guy says that he doesn't necessarily think BIOS-based OS is for everybody, and that some people (including him!) will go with a standard setup in this future scenario.
Slashdot people may think they're ordinary users, but that just ain't true. This guy is talking about a whole different class of users in the article.
Plus, bear in mind that Slashdot has a habit of trashing new and interesting technology. It was probably the only site to trash the iPod when it was released. And whatever happened to that?
Many people are unenthusiastic about their work.