"I don’t know that it’s truly the web, but to me the web is moving away from the browser for a lot of people. Apps on devices which make the web accessable to people who are afraid of the internet is probably the thing that I’m most excited about. Before apps people who weren’t geeks in my life didn’t talk about websites at all. Now they talk about apps (frontends to websites or not) in an almost giddy fashion. This is probably the coolest thing that has happened to the web. Web apps do not feel like desktop or iOS apps so to speak, but the lines are blurring for a lot of people."
5 Minutes on The Verge: Growl’s Christopher Forsythe
This is what gets a lot of geeks excited: the things I think are great are being made more accessible to others, so I get to enjoy them with more people. There’s nothing like sharing something awesome with people and watching them either start freaking out over how cool it is or being blown away when they already know and love it and share something cool with you.