Sonic Boom: The Difference Between Sound (Good) And Noise (Bad) And How Digital Tech Is Changing The Balance

Megan Garber looks at the nature of sound, how acousticians are changing the way cities regulate noise, how engineers can alter sound levels in everything from earbuds to buildings, and how appliance manufacturers calibrate the noises their products make so that the sounds become marketing tools. (includes audio deconstruction of a vacuum cleaner)

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