"...it will not be the rich that control the robotic future, but the people capable of building robots..."
Perhaps they noticed the date (2012).
Wow, the rest of the world really is advanced....
While I disagree with that in general, it is quite easy for a household with multiple people in it to hit the cap. The cap isn't per user, it's per household.
But who wants to be normal anyhow?
Real programmers don't write in BASIC. Actually, no programmers write in BASIC after reaching puberty.