Monthly Archives: April 2014

Music as distraction

Music as distraction – music at work. The other day I was reading Julie Beck’s piece “The Optimal Office” in The Atlantic. (April 2014). She discusses Burolandschaft, or ‘office landscape’, those workplaces of ‘open plan’ design, those places with dividers … Continue reading

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Farming: the sound of the ground, pinging wool, and noise

Farming: the sound of the ground, pinging wool, and noise It is almost spring (really!), and that means many people are thinking about soil and seeds and such. Remember back to my posts about Mark Smith and his work on … Continue reading

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