"The realization didn't come quickly. My first glance at the
paper is about 10 minutes after rolling out of bed and starting the
process of getting my kids to school. I'd like to be able to tell
you that as soon as I saw the article, I made the instant leap to
my conclusion, but in reality, at 0-dark-hundred my thought process
is something like this: "mrmmsmrm... coffee... mehhphrm drmhfsp...
"Apparently something must have clicked, because I had the
presence of mind to place the article in my office for later
(coherent) consumption. The topic was netbooks, and how hardware
vendors are scrambling to get some new offerings out the factory
doors after the very popular Asus Eee PC came out in 2007 and made
a big splash in an otherwise bleak electronics market."