A journalist down on their luck, and the protagonist of Read Only Memories.
Alys' laptop, which they nicknamed Lappy, was a very outdated machine. Few programs were still being updated for the version of LIPS it ran, and it regularly overheated. It was broken and eventually repaired by Turing while attempting to remove malware.
Throughout development the default name of the player has successively been Alys, Hildegarde and Montgomery, though the default name is never shown on-screen in the final version of the game.