The first autism-certified water park opens in Florida, which must be exciting for people with autism and their families. Hope this takes off and more options become available to people who can’t tolerate noise.
New York City observes International Noise Awareness Day with a workshop and soundwalk at NYU, an interactive program in Flatbush, and a Science of Sound program in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Click here to learn more.
Silent airports on the rise? Dr. Daniel Fink hopes so. Travel is stressful enough, he writes, and the few quieter airports he’s been in have made the wait more pleasant.
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.
Is the New York Philharmonic dangerously loud? A NY Times music critic thinks so. Dr. Daniel Fink says don’t take chances—whether you are going to a rock concert or the philharmonic, bring a pair of earplugs!