Since I’m reading the former, the latter jumped out at me.

The new computing is not about what computers can do, it is about what users can do. (Ben Shneiderman, Leonardo’s Laptop, p. 58)

If I had to sum up the Web’s effects on the world, I’d say “surprised by simplicity.” Unlike most other technologies, we’re witnessing a shift to simpler apps over time, as with the way million dollar CMS systems and collaboration via Lotus Notes shifts to weblogs and wikis. (Clay Shirky, “Many-to-Many: Social link management“)

[To the tune of Film School, “Ms. Connection,” from the album Alwaysnever.]