Sound Ledger¹ (Vishing, Carson)

Audio culture by the numbers

550: The percent at which voice phishing attacks have increased in the past 12 months

60: The number of years since Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, its title relating the decline of bird populations due to environmental issues

22: Number of weeks in a row I’ve now managed to publish This Week in Sound, definitely a personal record


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Originally published in the May 30, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via

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