[AI] Take care of your ears

Harish Kotian harish at accessindia.org.in
Sun Sep 30 01:47:28 EDT 2007

Hi Manish
The tips given are certainly sensible and would be useful.

Were you using a good deal of headphones for listening to synthesized speech 
/ music?

It is ironical, computer being our best friend is also a cause for causing 
disability to our other faculties in different ways.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Manish Agrawal" <magrawal at sapient.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 8:36 AM
Subject: [AI] Take care of your ears

> Hi,
> Please add to this list of tips, if you have come across any:
> A few tips, if you are also spending long hours on your computer like
> me:
> 1. take frequent brakes.
> 2. keep the volume down
> 3. Use varying pitches in your synthesizer (constant exposure to the
> same pitch seems to damage hearing in that pitch range).
> 4. It will be better if you use different synthesizers after every few
> days/weeks.
> 5. Use very good quality headphones and that too only if absolutely
> necessary.
> These are of course just my observations and not backed ny any
> medical/statistical study, so, please use your own judgment.
> Thanks,
> Manish
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