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How do you manage noise when working in public space?


by @littleshiva | 5yr  | 15 comments

Iโ€™m an introvert: people distract and exhaust me, and my ideal working environment would be an empty room and silence. Next best is what I have whenever Iโ€™m in my own environment: the space is never empty, but itโ€™s usually silent save for ambient noise. Working from public space involves dealing with noise levels that are, for me, entirely counterproductive. Right now Iโ€™m in a hotel lounge and was settling in to focus on a magazine layout job when all of a sudden they switched the music to something loud, upbeat and with lyrics. I put my earplugs in immediately, but I can still hear that crap, and my concentrationโ€™s shot. What do you all do to manage noise when working from public space, or what are your workarounds?

In my case right now, Iโ€™m here because I need several hours of electricity, not just the two hours max I could get at my off-grid location. My noise workaround is to come to town and recharge my laptop, then go back to the country to work, but for long amounts of time, thatโ€™s not an option for me (yet โ€” but Iโ€™m working on it).

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@simonl | 4yr

Depending what notebook you use, you could consider getting one or more battery and a docking station.

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@nickdanforth | 4yr

Iโ€™m always using my in-ear monitors and listening to chill music. Sometimes Noizio instead.

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@littleshiva | 4yr

Oh, thanx, good to know!

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@starbuck | 4yr

Hi LittleShiva,
I regularly work in crowded and noisy places (planes, trains, cafes, lounges) and always carry my noise-cancelling headphones. I recommend the QC series from Bose, any model between QC-15 and QC-35 will go, depending on your budget (QC-15: doesnโ€™t play sound when there are no batteries, QC-25: plays sound even without batteries, QC-35: adds wireless capabilities).
Bosesโ€™s noise cancelling technology is strong enough to even cancel engine noise when youโ€™re flyingโ€ฆ
Hope it helps,
E.

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@anon82020850 | 5yr

I am quite as bad off as you in terms of being unable to work in public places - sometimes there are irritating noises, but I just put on my noise-cancelling headphones with some music and that solves it for me.

I am however completely unable to sleep at night without white noise, especially here in Asia where there is always some noise going on at night. I even have a small external speaker I hook up at night so I donโ€™t bust my poor phones built-on speaker over time.

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@littleshiva | 5yr

Ha! Youโ€™re right, itโ€™s not what Iโ€™m looking for, but funny โ€” thanx for sharing. What I really need to do is completely block out the radio at the hotel bar where I work, so whatโ€™s working for me right this minute is Noizio: deep space + sailing yacht + blue whales.

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@essasaulat | 5yr

I use https://www.ox.ac.uk/soundsofthebodleian/#radcam

Itโ€™s basically sounds from famous Oxford libraries. Might not be exactly what you are looking for, but might be worth a look :slight_smile:

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@littleshiva | 5yr

I love the Noizio interface, and deep space is good, yeah! Thanx for the tip.

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@gnclmorais | 5yr

If you use OS X, I suggest Noizio to generate your favourite mixes of sounds (I love the Deep Space one). However, if you prefere a web tool, Noisli is my favourite.

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@littleshiva | 5yr

Oooh, I ended up using an app called White Noise Lite (app store, free). It has this killer feature called a mix pad where you can blend up to 5 of their canned sounds.

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@littleshiva | 5yr

Ha: I was offline all day yesterday because up in the country we had REAL heavy rain all day and all night, so I didnโ€™t have a connection and didnโ€™t want to drive into town on my scooter โ€” just waited it out. Thanx for the suggestion, Iโ€™ll check it out.

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@littleshiva | 5yr

Oooh, I hadnโ€™t thought of that! Which app do you recommend?

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@wanderingdev | 5yr

I use the heavy rain setting on this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tmsoft.whitenoise.lite&hl=en

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@wanderingdev | 5yr

what about listening to a white noise app? i can code while listening to music, but I canโ€™t read and retain so when I need to concentrate on reading in a loud area i put on white noise to drown everything else out.

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@ani_goes_tweet | 5yr

Yes, white noise is excellent.

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Transactional Attorney with a focus on US Immigration. Burnt out doing the law firm thing. Trying to leverage skill to get on this digital nomad tip. Love the traveling experience, hostels, seeing new places, new cocktails etc etc.

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by @wanderer | 4mo 3 months ago | 2 comments

My interest in DN lifestyle started when half of our company have been taking 1 month for remote work @ Ko Samui. It was truly cool but we observed quite some communication challenges. Communication seemed just โ€œriskierโ€ when online.

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Co-working space in Shanghai WITHOUT monthly payment


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Daily/hourly pass needed.
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in Amsterdam, Netherlands by @frosay | 2yr 1 year ago | 2 comments

What are the most comfortable and affordable coworking places in Amsterdam?
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Is there any good and safe coworking space with fast internet in Costa Rica?


in Costa Rica by @sven | 2yr 1 year ago | 7 comments

Everything is in the title.

Iโ€™m working on a big project so I will need fast internet (>15 mbps).
If itโ€™s close to the beach, it would be even better.

Thanks !!

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in Playa del Carmen, Mexico by @simone_scarduzio | 2yr 1 year ago | 1 comment

Would you recommend โ€œWork Zoneโ€ http://www.oficinasplaya.com over Nest?
Do you have other coworking spaces there you would recommend?

And where is a good place to stay (i.e. coliving)?

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Heyo folks! The idea to open up an own coworking space in Malaysia has been on my mind for quite a while and I would like to reach out on foreigners being a business owner/co working space owner in Malaysia, there are a lot of questions that would follow up but most importantly is to reach out to someone with experience.

Ideally would be someone who runs a coworking space in Malaysia, second best would be to just come in touch with a foreign business owner in Malaysia.
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by @nunoarruda | 2yr 1 year ago | 11 comments

Probably most of you do as I do, Google it first and then research further, if needed, on official transportation websites, travel guides, blogs, etc.

I travel each month to a new city and I find this task tedious, sometimes thereโ€™s not enough information in English or there might be a handy travel planning app or uber-like app that Iโ€™m not aware of.

I wish there were a โ€œnomad listโ€ website or app for transport information where you would choose a city and be given all the transportation options (Bus? Tram? Subway? etc), how/where to buy tickets/passes and any additional useful information (trip planner, apps, maps, etc).

Do any of you relate to this?

PS: Iโ€™m a developer and I might actually try and create something to โ€œfixโ€ this if a lot of people are experiencing this same โ€œannoyanceโ€.

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How do you manage working in different time zones?


by @clusk | 2yr 1 year ago | 12 comments

For those constrained by their businessโ€™ time zone, how do you manage this?

My home office is in Los Angeles โ€“ though I could swing anything in Central/South America, Iโ€™m looking at going to Lisbon or Chiang Mai for a bit. Both of them are >=8hrs difference potentially wreaking havoc on the work + social life + sleep split. This is a common question for nomads but there doesnโ€™t seem to be a lot of posting on the site about it.

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Hi there, I am planning to work remote from Budapest for about 3 weeks. I typically like to work from Starbucks so I wanted to find out which ones are the largest and better for working.

The ones that I found so far that seem a bit bigger are this ones:
goo.gl/maps/y9kFXwAc2NA2
goo.gl/maps/hUUg9ghtr8K2

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Where can I go for remote working while surrounded by nature (ocean waves, mountain, etc)


by @nish81 | 2yr 1 year ago | 7 comments

I have this dream scenario in my head, and Iโ€™ve searched for a while without figuring out how I might best achieve it. I donโ€™t need many places, just one or two that I can go back to over and over again. I want to be working on my laptop while being surrounded by nature; for example a place right on the ocean where I can hear the waves crashing and look up and see them, then look back down and go back to work (but it would have to be very close by to achieve this feeling, not a distant sea view).

In itself this might not be so hard but my total list of requirements makes it difficult:

  • Fast internet: at least 20Mbps down with ethernet connection possible.
  • Very close to emergency medical services: so not in the middle of nowhere, and ideally in/very close to a decent size town (I have some medical issues)
  • Not more than ยฃ70/night to stay
  • It doesnโ€™t have to be a residence: it can also be a coworking space that meets all these requirements, and I can stay somewhere else and work at this space

So far I thought of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: there seem to be some flats with a nice ocean view, although Iโ€™m not sure how close to the ocean they can get. And maybe also Valencia?

Anyway, Iโ€™m not sure if anybody else has had this kind of dream as well. But I would very much appreciate any tips for places I can check out :slight_smile:

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in Merida, Mexico by @jasoninbend | 2yr 2 years ago | 0 comments

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Iโ€™d like to invite nomad entrepreneurs in this topic to discuss what are the challenges you face in filing taxes, insurance and banking complications, while travelling and running your business remotely.

Please share your thoughts! I would be happy to help!

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Does anyone know of any decent coworking spaces in Goa (India) ?

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Hi there,

Iโ€™m considering a month or two in Medellin and wondered what the co-working space options are like. I want something more than a cafe, so happy to pay the going rate. I spent a couple of months at Hubud in Bali earlier this year and loved it, but realise that Iโ€™ve set the bar pretty high.

Has anyone used Epicenter? I read somewhere it is pretty busy. Any other options?

Suggestions much appreciated.

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in Osaka, Japan by @adrienbetweets | 2yr 2 years ago | 5 comments

Iโ€™m looking for a good coworking space in Osaka.

There are a few listed on coworker.com & workfrom.co, however, none of them has reviews.

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Coworking spaces in Kyoto


in Kyoto, Japan by @adrienbetweets | 2yr 2 years ago | 0 comments

Iโ€™m looking for a good coworking space in Kyoto.

There are a few listed on coworker.com & workfrom.co, however, none of them has reviews. Itโ€™d be great to have tips from people who actually went to some of these coworking spaces.

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Training rooms at coworking spaces in London


in London, United Kingdom by @pete | 2yr 2 years ago | 2 comments

Hey

Iโ€™m looking to run free introductory coding workshops in London.

Would any of you lovely people have any recommendations?

My requirements are:

  • room for 15-20 people in a boardroom or classroom setup
  • wifi
  • available weekday evenings (we usually do 6-9pm)
  • big screen or wall for projector (we will have our projector if needed)

Thanks! :slight_smile:
Pete

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