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Webcomic: Politically correct kilobytes

So, is a kilobyte 1024 bytes, or 1000 bytes? Is it abbreviated KB, or kB, or something else entirely? In the spirit of the election season, <em>xkcd</em> has brought a slate of kilobyte candidates to the table for your approval.

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So, is a kilobyte 1024 bytes, or 1000 bytes? Is it abbreviated KB, or kB, or something else entirely? In the spirit of the election season, xkcd has brought a slate of kilobyte candidates to the table for your approval.

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