The ugly truth about delivery drones

The ugly truth about delivery drones

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.

The sound of silence

The sound of silence

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.

Help for those bothered by airplane noise

Help for those bothered by airplane noise

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.

Embracing stillness

Embracing stillness

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.

Why hospitals should let you sleep

Why hospitals should let you sleep

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.

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