What A Beautiful Noise

Wikipedia says about „White Noise”:

The effects of white noise upon cognitive function are mixed. Recently, a small study found that white noise background stimulation improves cognitive functioning among secondary students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while decreasing performance of non-ADHD students. Other work indicates it is effective in improving the mood and performance of workers by masking background office noise, but decreases cognitive performance in complex card sorting tasks.

I like it and there are a lot of days when I need some sound in the background, but music would be too distracting. So instead of going to a coffee shop, I can now turn on an app.

There are (amongst others):

And of course you can get that on Gnu/Linux from the command line:

sudo apt-get install sox
play -n synth 60:00 whitenoise

 

It’s a beautiful noise Made of joy and of strife Like a symphony played By the passing parade It’s the music of life

– Neil Diamond

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