What compelling need delivery drones serve? We come up empty. Meanwhile, the ugly truth about them is they are noisy, and a fleet of them will be horrific.
In her piece on white noise, Penelope Green, NY Times, writes about using a sound machine to mask nighttime noise for better sleep. It may help, but nothing is better than actual quiet for a good night’s rest.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about a new tool for those bothered by airplane noise: Airnoise. Airnoise allows people living under flight paths to file noise complaints with just a simple touch of a button.
Do we have a right to live in a quiet community? Dr. Daniel Fink says yes, and a recent article highlighting The Quiet Coalition’s Antonella Radicchi, PhD, agrees.
Watch this short interview of Steve Orfield, who runs an anechoic chamber, one of the quietest places on earth, as he discusses the importance of stillness.
Dr. Daniel Fink agrees with this New York Times piece on why hospitals should let you sleep. Uninterrupted sleep is important for everyone, and we should all work together for a quieter world.