"I'm going on a trip. I shut down everything in my
office. The car service just arrived. I realize that I forgot some
confirmation number I need. I cannot wait forever for a computer to
boot just to go on the Web to look up the number. The instant-on
feature of these new systems lets me get on and get off the
computer in less than a minute. I'm on my way.
"This is just pure convenience, and Microsoft has got to be
taking notice, since this entire subsystem is a Trojan Horse (like
the original one, not the computer virus type). What it is doing is
introducing people to Linux and its desktop capabilities"