Wow, that was intense. If you were anywhere near the American internet for the last 36 hours, you probably felt it too.
If only, as a species, we could mobilize so efficiently around literally anything else.
[3-panel comic, loosely drawn and colored, illustrating the visual analogy of an internet algorithm as a force of nature, liken to a big, unstoppable wave. In panel 1, a wide shot of a big wave approaching land. Speech text reads, "Get out of the way! Hurry, run!" A small figure is trying to escape the path of the wave, yells, "Nooooo!" Panel 2 is a close up shot of a girl with a bun, eyes bulging and frantic, with the wave looming directly above her. In panel 3, the girl has face-planted on the beach, immobilized, as the first wave temporarily retreats. A beat, then she says, "I'll just wait it out." Title of cartoon reads, "The Crushing, Inescapable Force of Useless Internet Memes." Web comic strip by Connie Sun, cartoonconnie, 2022.]