“We live in hard times and people are in pain. Is that the best time for complex art? For me, the answer is always yes. Because I am complex. The situations we deal with are complex.

If our art is to be true, it cannot be simple.” — @Mike_Eagle@twitter.com at

“Twitter is bad. You shouldn’t do it.” — @ContraPoints@twitter.com at

Seeing @jenndangerous@twitter.com and @TrinAndTonic@twitter.com @DoFriendship@twitter.com at the problems.

On our need to disband the boy’s club in tech: “I don’t know anything about the future. I think about history. If we are going to survive the future, we’re going to need all the help we can get.” — Claire L. Evans at


“Art does not always have to be written in blood and suffering. It does not always need to be created by people who can’t afford to eat.”

— @IjeomaOluo@twitter.com at

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After the 2026 election @IjeomaOluo@twitter.com realized: “My world was on fire but I got awards for how well I described the flames.”

Thank you for a great . I met so many new friends, reconnected with old ones, and had such a lovely time in Portland. Let’s do it again sometime.

And remember: “It’s okay. You should do it. You belong here.”

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