Monthly Archives: October 2012

London and Noise

London and Noise Many cities around the world are attempting to address the problem of urban noise. Today’s post takes a brief look at London’s approach. In 2004, London’s Mayor published a study of noise in London. It is very … Continue reading

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Kids and hearing protection

Kids and ear protection: We all need hearing protection in this loud world. But at least adults have the ability to go out and do something like buy ear plugs.  But small children need adults around them who are paying … Continue reading

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David Byrne and “Playing the Building”

David Byrne – “Playing the Building” Noise and sound, sound and noise. Noise and music, sound and music.  For years, people have been playing around with ways to distinguish and/or blur the meanings of these words and our perception of … Continue reading

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Turkeys and Noise

Turkeys Just to let you know, this week’s post is not very serious. The other day I went outside and heard an incredible ruckus – dozens of birds were calling out in the three maple trees just outside our house. … Continue reading

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