So called "industry analysists" have been saying it for awhile, but Pinky writes "Aparently Gates is worried that Microsoft will lose its monopoly throught appliance like devices so is commiting to providing a version of windoze for every appliance that needs one :). Yes, now your toaster can also have the blue screeen of death. " Hmm, how about a Slashdot mini-forum? Do we really need one UI everywhere, or should there be a specific UI for a specific task? Reminds me of a quote I heard here once - "...trying to sell us more solutions that don't work to problems that don't exist".