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Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code. Rewinding the soundscape.

What Sound Looks Like

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It’s quite common that doorbell devices installed on multi-unit buildings have more buttons than there are apartments or offices. Still, why this place opted for a six-button item when there are four addresses is a mystery — even-number doorbells are easy enough to come by. Kudos, in any case, to whoever thought it best to vertically center the fourth buzzer, even if the choice inadvertently suggests two towers, one of which has been merged into a single home. The real mystery is the button above number four: Why has an unassigned button seen so much use?

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By Marc Weidenbaum

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