The Speed of Thinking
Thinking of Beirut

Before Tally Saves the Internet, we launched our first game The Speed of Thinking.  It’s a simple game where you stack shipping containers onto a cargo ship (sort of like Tetris meets Jenga). It’s strangely meditative in the way that endless shopping online can be for some people, but it’s a game that you can … continue reading

Tally Saves the Internet Learn More
Tally’s Learn More Page

For our friends gearing up for a new semester, we hope our Tally’s Learn More page will be helpful for anyone that wants to talk about dataveillance this semester … continue reading

Tally Launch!
Tally Saves the Internet Is Live!

Today, we’re launching our game Tally Saves the Internet at https://tallysavestheinternet.com/ Tally Saves the Internet is a browser extension that transforms data advertisers collect into a multiplayer game. Once installed, a friendly pink blob named Tally lives in the corner of your screen and warns you when companies translate your human experiences into free behavioral … continue reading

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, UC Berkeley

We’re excited for Tally to be one of the projects sponsored by UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. More at https://cltc.berkeley.edu/2019/10/02/winners-of-2019-cybersecurity-arts-contest Except from the announcement: Internet users are often not aware they are continually exposing private information about themselves through cookies and other digital trackers. Artists Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy aim to bring attention … continue reading

Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy. The Speed of Thinking. 2019. Exhibition installation at Van Every Galleries, Davidson College, NC. https://joelledietrick.com/site/the-speed-of-thinking
Davidson College Art Exhibition

The Speed of Thinking Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy August 26, 2019— September 25, 2019 Van Every Gallery, Davidson College More info “Your work in this exhibition is dominated by screens in terms of its production and reception, but, crucially, you also seem to be critically interrogating screens, or how screens work in society. You’ve … continue reading

Joelle Dietrick and Owen Mundy. Tally. 2017–ongoing. Web browser extension and tracker blocker. Available for Chrome, Firefox, or Opera. https://tallygame.net/
How Tally Layers Content

Tally is a browser extension that uses artificial intelligence to gamify data tracking. Once installed, a friendly pink blob named Tally lives in the corner of your screen and warns you when companies translate your human experiences into free behavioral data. When Tally encounters “product monsters” (online trackers and their corresponding product marketing categories), you … continue reading

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