Our world, he said, has become freakishly quiet. "It's not noise pollution - it's noise absence. And I find it almost more disturbing and upsetting than I did loud noise. It's sort of unnatural."And:
An ignorant comment, but funny.
[T]hen there's the impromptu karaoke problem. Kahney said a colleague at Wired,which covers technology and how it affects culture, has a bad habit of crooning to his playlist at work.
Any Celine Dion in the mix?
"Oh no, he listens to these dreadful old hippie songs," he said. "You know, Creedence Clearwater Revival and the Allman Brothers."