People overcomplicate things. Especially on the web. If you want to create a personal website or blog these days, there are so many products and services lining up to make the sale. There are site generators and blog formatters and fancy templates and the list goes on. The web has gotten so complicated, and I think this has hurt it. That's why I'm redoing my personal website and blog, going back to square one. Just plain old HTML.
Minimalism is a growing lifestyle trend, so why not minimalism on the web?