"I worry about the medium, because not enough designers are working in that vast middle ground between eye candy and hardcore usability where most of the Web must be built. And there are fewer and fewer incentives for Web designers to toil in these fields, since this type of work pleases Web users but wins absolutely no recognition from the industry, aside from a paycheck. ("My God, it loaded so quickly and worked so well, even in IE3 on my Dad's old Dell machine." You know how awards show judges are always saying things like that? Neither do I.)"