Engineers urged to keep it quiet

09/5/2013 | Economist (tiered subscription model), The

Global engineering efforts are increasingly focusing on achieving silence as consumers are confronted with a cacophony of gadgets and machines at work and at home. Quiet Mark, a U.K. nonprofit, is campaigning for manufacturers to design quieter products. Meanwhile, NASA carefully monitors the level of noise astronauts are exposed to and buys low-noise products, even at a premium.

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