It popped up in the lower right corner. Two googly eyes on an animated clip. “Hello there!” Cheery chirruped, “just checking in.” It raised an animated eyebrow and nodded at the time. “Now you’ve finished with the client, let’s Cheerypause (™),” it said. She sighed. Since home had become office, the laptop had become a series of windows. Each one now had the pulsing Cheerybreathe (™) animation letting her team know she was on pause. As the screen unfroze, Cheery popped up again with that sickening smile. “Could you just check your fit on your Cheeryclip (™) please,” it said.