A Simpler Web: I Concur.
The complex, bloated web of today is not new. We've been here before, even if the context was different. For some of us, this is the second time we're seeing it. For others, it's their 3rd (maybe even 4th) go around!
(Somehow) relevant: Why the Web Won't Be Nirvana. Published on 11995-Feb-26!