Sounds of Solitude—Makeshift
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Jason Sweeney’s app helps introverts like him navigate urban chaos

— Sounds of Solitude

07. Crowds Dispatches
Jason Sweeney is in an urban environment conundrum. He adores the dynamism of cities. Yet the musician, artist, and filmmaker finds the need to escape ubiquitous urbanity. Drawing on 15 years of experience working with technology, city navigation, and public participation, he recently launched Stereopublic, an app that lets urbanites locate quiet spaces in bustling cities. Makeshift asked him about the dynamics of cities and music.

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07. Crowds Dispatches