With legendary guitarist Pete Townshend’s recent public statement that studio headphones have caused deafness, there’s growing concern that iPods and other portable music devices might be destroying the ears of the children of the digital era.
We thought this might be a good time to find out how significant an issue this is to our readers, and how they’re dealing with the problem. Would you make use of a technological solution?
As usual, you’ll have until 11:59 Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, April 5 to respond — or until we have 250 responses, whichever comes first.
If you have any other thoughts about the issue of how headphones affect hearing, feel free to share them in the comments thread below.