The One Thing You Need To Read About Windows 8
At 10,000 words, this post is perhaps Microsoft's definitive take on what they're trying to do with Windows 8 and its new interface. You should read it. Maybe later! But do it. "Windows 8 imagines the convergence of two kinds of devices: a laptop and a tablet. Instead of carrying around three devices (a phone, a tablet, and a laptop) you carry around just a phone and a Windows PC. A PC that is the best tablet or laptop you have ever used, but with the capabilities of the familiar Windows desktop if you need it. "