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Dictionary of numbers

August 17, 2013

The Google dictionary of numbers is a pretty cool tool.

It’s an extension for Chrome that helps to contextualise the size of numbers by giving you something you can relate to. I’m all for that.
Now, unfortunately, it doesn’t always think it through too carefully:
Dictionary of numbers

When I’m thinking about the amount of protein in 100g of meat, it’s not that nice to be informed that it’s about the equivalent of an adult mouse!

Or perhaps even worse:

Dictionary of numbers 2


Although maybe it has a point sometimes:

Dictionary of numbers 3


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