I posted a couple of years ago that the command line is the interface of the future. Today I stumbled on a couple of articles that seem to agree with me:
Command Line for the Common Man: Command Line Comeback
The Power of Command Lines
Quicksilver blows away both Apple’s Dock and Microsoft Windows’ Taskbar in terms of speed and usability. And what is it? A command-line interface with a bit of eye-candy.
Command-line really is the way to go.