Dr. Daniel Fink presented a poster at the ASA’s December meeting on secondhand noise. A manuscript based on his poster will be submitted to one of ASA’s scientific journals.
What would you do if workmen were making noise outside your house at 3:00 a.m.? These angry Edinburgh residents expressed their displeasure in the most Scottish way ever…
The New York Times reports on the increase in construction noise in the city. Drs. Fink and Bronzaft suggest the city should put citizens’ need for a good night’s sleep before real estate developers’ desire for profits.
Joel Pavelski, GQ, writes about his month-long sound fast—no podcasts, no music, no YouTube videos. And he found his brain lit up with possibilities when it wasn’t distracted.
The Apple Watch noise app test shows accuracy within 1%. But you don’t have to spend $1000 to know if it’s too loud—if it sounds too loud, it is too loud!
Dr. Daniel Fink asks if the government can dictate that electric cars must make sound, why can’t it enforce existing laws against overly loud vehicles?