Adopting the kibi

Throughout my technological lifetime I followed the convention that 1 kB was equal to 1000 bytes, and 1 KB was equal to 1024 bytes. Following from this, 1 mB was 1 000 000 bytes, and 1 MB was 1 048 576 bytes. In the days of dial-up Internet, we calculated that a 56K modem transferred …

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