Join us on Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 AM at PO Box Collective for free, public guided soundwalk to map and evaluate quiet places in the city, led by Eric Leonardson, professor in Sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and founder …
Scott Bernstein suggests that both reduced noise exposure and increased intentional soundscape enhancement is achievable, affordable, and even good for the economy, providing agendas for research, demonstration, and local policies that can make healthy soundscapes attainable.
Brandon Mechtley is a computer programmer whose interests include audio feature extraction, probabilistic segmentation/classification of sounds, location-based retrieval, and mapping of acoustic activity information. He is currently working on his PhD in Computer Science and Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University. Recently I spoke with Brandon about his influences, his reflections on attending the recent “Listening For the Future” symposium, his work with Soundwalks.org, his involvement the Southwest Society for Acoustic Ecology, mobia.tv, and his other ongoing projects.