What a surprise! People saying nice things about Compiz. I guess the old song is true. "You don't know what you have got until it is gone."
Ubuntu is already using Android display technology in Ubuntu for Android/Ubuntu Phone.
Two things have become almost a religious belief for Canonical over the last few years. 1) Ubuntu a multi-device platform and not only for the desktop. 2) Unity is the user interface that is the common theme linking these Ubuntu devices.