Who is the most influential person on the internet? That argument could go on for years. It could easily be argued that one guy with a pencil has the strange power to make things happen without a company, without a title, and without even asking. Randall Munroe has influence he never asked for. His creation xkcd is “A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.” See over a dozen examples of how xkcd makes things happen in this article I posted at mental_floss.