Noise will be noise

After hearing a mysterious whine in suburban Arizona, Karthic Thallikar started on a journey that would ultimately lead to the center of the internet. Today, Explained

Thallikar’s neighborhood contained an Internet data center, and the constant, low hum he heard was the sound of the cooling system. He eventually had to move to get away from it.

Like Thallikar’s neighborhood, our environment is increasingly saturated with artificial noise, adding to stress and health problems.