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"Steve was a firm believer in the fact that if you make the UI good enough, you should be able to do everything you needed to with one button" And unlike most of my computer engineer colleagues, I absolutely agree. A well designed UI should be completely usable with a one button mouse. The second button is good for advanced users, but it should not be a requirement for any functionality. This is similar to keyboard shortcuts.
Article about the design of the revolutionary (at its time) HP-35 calculator.
"A market research study, however, warned that the device would be too expensive and there was simply no market. That didn’t matter to Hewlett. He decided he wanted one and said “We’re going to go ahead anyway.”
... and it was wildly successful. This was the philosophy behind the iPod's design much later at Apple.