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by bblesser
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Spaces Speak: Conversation with Barry Blesser
Replies: 7
Views: 17081

Who cares about protecting the soundscape?

Noise has always been a political issue especially in the early part of the 20th century. There were laws and enforcers of laws because the soundscape was far more unbelievably polluted than now. Nevertheless, noise it is still a hot topic. To get a basic education, I recommend starting with the Noi...
by bblesser
Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:04 pm
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Spaces Speak: Conversation with Barry Blesser
Replies: 7
Views: 17081

I predict that deafness and the iPod generation will be a hot topic within a decade, primarily because there is very little public understanding of hearing loss. First, the conventional wisdom holds that those who lived in a jungle in the 19th century never lost any hearing even in old age. All hear...
by bblesser
Fri Jan 12, 2007 10:29 am
Forum: Conversations
Topic: Spaces Speak: Conversation with Barry Blesser
Replies: 7
Views: 17081

As the author of Spaces Speak , I am delighted to have an open dialog with anyone interested in the aural experience of space. Actually, the topic is far broader because it is also a vehicle for elevating an awareness of sound in our techno-visual culture. Hearing actually serves three function: und...