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Sunday, 19 September 2010


Yesterday, during my presentation, I endeavoured to introduce a new term to prevent the bloody irksome failure of even seemingly well-educated people to distinguish between bits and bytes.

This blog post can be read at

However, it was obvious in the final session that some people weren't listening, and even in the colloquium we had to correct people. This has to stop as it drives some of us to complete despair. ;o)

It's dead simple - if you can't remember whether it should be Megabit or megabyte, use the term "megabucket".