Well said! I share your love of simplicity in computing, and especially with a retro flair. I never got into tech as a job, and the jury's still out on whether that was a good thing or bad. I'm certainly glad to stay as far away from startups and their associated nonsense as possible.
A couple of links you may or may not enjoy.1MB Club (websites that weigh less than 1MB)
Trashfuture, a tech skeptic podcast
Just be aware that the podcast has a very left-leaning (at least some of the hosts are some flavor of Marxist), if that matters.