Webcomic Storyline: 

Help Desk, by Christopher B. Wright

Comic Transcript: 

CUSTOMER: So how exactly do I uninstall this stupid paperclip?

ALEX: You don't. eBinky (TM) is the cornerstone of our client-side eBusiness platform.

ALEX: eBinky (TM) is a "persistent Intelligent Agent," designed to ensure that you utilize the capabilities of our eDoorways Workstation to its full potential. It monitors your actions and makes suggestions when it determines that you're not using all of your computer's capabilities.


ALEX: It bugs you until you buy something online. Then it goes away for a while. Then it bugs you until you buy something online.