Re: Using standardized SI prefixes
On Friday 22 June 2007 07:29, Ivan Jager <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > CD-ROMs have 2304 byte raw sectors.
> 2048 + 256 for ECC, both of which are powers of two. Even if you use the
> 2304 raw bytes, that is a multiple of 2^8 bytes, and not even divisible by
Powers of 2 are everywhere. I have 8+2 toes, both of which are powers of two.
How did humans even start counting in base 10 when it's obvious that there
are 8+2 digits to count with (and that's both powers of 2). :-#
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