Limited USB ports on your new laptop getting you down? The contemporary answer to that problem is a, but imagine if your devices could piggyback on to each other like an Infinite USB plug?
Gonglue's proposal could have a number of limitations. There may be difficulties with USB devices multitasking due to bandwidth, for instance, and an excessive string of plugs may become unattractive and unwieldy. Plus, not only will you have to buy a new set of leads, the design requires you to unplug devices later in the string to access just one.
Power shortages won't be a problem, however -- an external power adaptor will keep the USB daisy chain juiced up. Consider us intrigued and a tad gloomy that we didn't dream up this idea ourselves.