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Sound Ledger¹ (Races, ICUs, Silencers)

Audio culture by the numbers

7: The number of decibels that France will lower noise limits at race tracks, down to 95dB from 102dB

0: Number of patient rooms in three studied ICUs that meet the World Health Organization’s threshold for noise

85: Percent of instances when chicken distress cheeps are accurately detected by machine listening algorithms

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¹Footnotes

France: visordown.com. ICUs: acousticbulletin.com. Chickens: newscientist.com.

Originally published in the July 4, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via tinyletter.com/disquiet.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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