Web users should not be forced to interact with interfaces that don't hide their complexity.
And programming is a discipline of reducing the diversity of goals, options and obstacles – the sea of complexity – to simple and solid solutions.
• Art & Science Factory's wonderful map of Complexity Science
• Juan Loaiza, Oracle's Senior Vice President of Systems Technology (see 'Database Machine'), in a webcast about Oracle's database server (Exadata): "The purpose of the Sun - Oracle aquisition is to produce a better product for customers. So what we're trying to do is create integrated, best-in-class products, with more value and less complexity."