Eleanor Dare is a programmer, an academic and writer who currently teaches computer science subjects at the Open University and the University of Derby. Her research areas are concerned with intelligent narrative systems, embodiment and memory. She has collaborated in projects and publications with the designer Alexandra Antonopoulou and the curators Lee Weinberg and Elena Papadaki as well as the theatre director Shabina Aslam. Eleanor has also published and presented papers widely on the themes of artificial intelligence and narrative, she was reputedly the first fine artist to be awarded a full doctoral studentship from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for her doctoral work on artificial intelligence and narrative generation. Eleanor's latest Leonardo paper, "Skype, Code and Shouting," written in Collaboration with Shabina Aslam, is published in Leonardo Vol. 48, No. 3 (2015).