Listening In (and Out)

Summer School Post No. 3: Sounds, systems

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The other night we had dinner out with friends. That still feels like an exciting novelty, and in this instance it struck me how long it had been since I was in a noisy restaurant.

And that in turn reminded me how in the early days of the pandemic and the lockdowns it caused there was so much discussion of the impact on the soundscape — parti…

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