It has nothing to do with bad marketing. The Metro interface is actually unbelievably slick when you get used to it.
Bitcoin, as he alludes, is really a form of barter and not currency. Unlike currency, it is not very liquid. Having a million dollars in Bitcoin can't be converted in one fell swoop to dollars.
Maybe something didn't click in your head... Bitcoin is a currency. Dollars are just the middlemen here. If you earn Bitcoin and spend Bitcoin, where do dollars enter the picture?
WinRT became persona non grata in 2011 when Microsoft scared its WPF and Silverlight developers into thinking