Since the dawn of thinking, mankind has been measuring things. If humans are going to tell each other about all the great counting and measuring they have been doing, they need to put it in terms that others can understand. In Neutrium's first episode, Trevor and Matthew discuss unit conversions.
Links of potential interest:
- The history of measurement
- Mars Climate Orbiter
- Gimli Glider
- ISO 80000-1
- Countries not using the metric system
- NDConvert a unit converter for iOS made by the hosts (please note it hasn’t been updated for 3.7"+ screens, but an update is planned eventually)