I enjoy my (different brand of) noise-cancelling headphones, but this ad looks like the twentieth century's idea of a dystopian future. I could imagine it as an ad in Robocop. https://www.sony.com.au/electronics/headband-headphones/wh-1000xm3
"In the future, we've given up on controlling noise pollution. Open-plan spaces are the bane of stressed office-workers. Achieving personal silence is considered a personal responsibility."
This is the personal instance of Mathew Inkson |