There is also nice mention of Rails vs. Grails. But the biggest news was buried in the middle of the post. Matt is joining LinkedIn as a full time employee.
A few days later, I was pulled into the CTO's office and he offered me the job. He offered me the challenge of building this team and told me I could do it remotely (from Denver) and hire my own people to help me with it. I gulped as I realized I'd just been offered the opportunity of a lifetime.
Matt is going to head up the UI Frameworks team and he is hiring.