He’d been able to convince his boss to send him on condition that he did a report when he got back. “I want to know what was hot, what I need us to focus on,” she’d said. That was going to be easy. It was everywhere. Even panels that were ostensibly about something else, pivoted during the Q&A. Again and again he saw the questions and comments posted focus in on it. The hashtag was always trending. “It is not hype,” he typed. The AI immediately shared his insight for him. If it could have smiled, it probably would have.