• Surf Sounds While You Surf

    by  • February 25, 2010 • Community Sherpa, Freelance Writing Samples, Writing

    Now here’s an internet toy that’s going to get a workout from me. There’s not much too it, just seven different looping sound effects and volume sliders for each of them. Normally, you’d pay a wad of cash for plastic box stuffed with circuit boards to get these sounds. But SoundSleeping.com offers this little gem for free.


    Listening to it as I write this, I’ve become peaceful, calm, serene and downright sleepy. It’s perfect for filtering out the noise of your coworkers when you’re trying to sleep under your desk or your neighbor’s Pictionary game night.


    Michael has been writing professionally for print, television and the internet for thirty years. As a Senior Producer at CNN International, he examined the future of technology with dozens of brilliant scientists, philosophers and entrepreneurs on the acclaimed series Future Summit. Before that, in the CNN International newsroom, he helped lead the production of award winning coverage of news like the 9/11 attacks, the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, and the devastating 2004 tsunami in Asia. As a director, he has created a dozen short films in the last seven years. He lives with his wife, dog, four cats and two horses in the suburbs of Atlanta.