99% Invisible looks at city noise and its impact on our health via interviews with a design critic, academics, and a sound designer who wants a more thoughtful approach to sound.
Complementing David Owen’s article in The New Yorker on noise pollution is this video that discusses why noise pollution is more dangerous than we realize.
The New Yorker asks: Is noise the next big public health crisis? Writer David Owen addresses the question with the help of several Quiet Coalition founders.
FAA ok’s Google to start drone deliveries. Think airplane noise is terrible? Wait until Google & Amazon make your neighborhood a hellscape with fleets of drones.
Here come Uber’s flying taxis. If and when they do come, there’s no doubt everyone within hearing distance will know. Time for noise advocates to step up and face this very real threat.
Urban noise is “the absolute scourge of our time,” said a commenter to a Guardian article on urban noise. Dr. Daniel Fink agrees, noting that urban noise is a major health hazard, too.