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99% Invisible Podcast – On Unit Conversion

October 18th, 2017

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99% invisible is a wonderful podcast about design, made in Oakland California. I don’t have much to do with the world of mathematics education anymore (at the moment?) but as I listened to this, I heard echoes of students’ questions about the relevance of learning unit conversion in the computer age. Well, NASA can give you $100millions of reasons! It’s really worth a listen.

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