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Kilobyte

The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. The International System of Units defines the prefix kilo as 1000; the internationally recommended unit symbol for the kilobyte is kB. In some areas of information technology in reference to digital memory capacity, kilobyte instead denotes 1024 bytes; this arises from the powers-of-two sizing common to memory circuit design. In this context, the symbols KB and K are used. In the International System of Units the prefix kilo means 1000; the unit symbol is kB. This is the definition recommended by the International Electrotechnical Commission; this definition, the related definitions of the prefixes mega, etc. are most used for data transfer rates in computer networks, internal bus, hard drive and flash media transfer speeds, for the capacities of most storage media hard drives, flash-based storage, DVDs. It is consistent with the other uses of the SI prefixes in computing, such as CPU clock speeds or measures of performance; the IEC 80000-13 standard uses the term'byte' to mean eight bits.

Therefore, 1 kB = 8000 bit. One thousand kilobytes is equal to one megabyte; the kilobyte has traditionally been used to refer to a usage still common. The usage of the metric prefix kilo for binary multiples arose as a convenience, because 1024 is 1000; the binary interpretation of metric prefixes is still prominently used by the Microsoft Windows operating system, but is deprecated or obsolete in other operating systems. Metric prefixes are used for random-access memory capacity, such as main memory and CPU cache size, due to the prevalent binary addressing of memory; the binary meaning of the kilobyte for 1024 bytes uses the symbol KB, with an uppercase letter K. The B is omitted in informal use. For example, a processor with 65,536 bytes of cache memory might be said to have "64 K" of cache. In this convention, one thousand and twenty-four kilobytes is equal to one megabyte, where 1 MB is 10242 bytes. In December 1998, the IEC addressed such multiple usages and definitions by creating prefixes such as kibi, gibi, etc. to unambiguously denote powers of 1024.

Thus the kibibyte, symbol KiB, represents 210 = 1024 bytes. These prefixes are now part of the International System of Quantities; the IEC further specified. The Shugart SA-400 5​1⁄4-inch floppy disk held 109,375 bytes unformatted, was advertised as "110 Kbyte", using the 1000 convention; the 8-inch DEC RX01 floppy held 256,256 bytes formatted, was advertised as "256k". On the other hand, the Tandon 5​1⁄4-inch DD floppy format held 368,640 bytes, but was advertised as "360 KB", following the 1024 convention. On modern systems, all versions of Microsoft Windows including the newest Windows 10 divide by 1024 and represent a 65,536-byte file as "64 KB". Conversely, Mac OS X Snow Leopard and newer represent this as 66 kB, rounding to the nearest 1000 bytes. File sizes are reported with decimal prefixes; the binary interpretation is still used in marketing and billing by some telecommunication companies, such as Vodafone, AT&T, Orange and Telstra. History of the floppy disk Binary prefix Timeline of binary prefixes Gigabyte § Consumer confusion JEDEC memory standards § Unit prefixes for semiconductor storage capacity Units of information § Size examples "Terms and Letter Symbols for Microcomputers and Memory Integrated Circuits".

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association. December 2002. Retrieved 22 September 2013

Countess Mara

Countess Mara, founded in 1935 by Lucilla Mara de Vescovi, was an Italian menswear fashion label specialising in high-end pictorial neckties. The brand has been owned by Randa Accessories since 1998. Lucilla Mara de Vescovi was born in Rome, Italy in 1893. Daughter of a wealthy medicine professor of the University of Rome, descendant of an ancient noble family from the Veneto, from her mother’s side, from baroness De Gleria from Trieste, descendant of baroness Maria Hatvany from Hungary, his brother Silvio, medical doctor and mining engineer, survived the sinking of the Lusitania and took care of the family’s business interests in mining in Chile. She married Malcolm Whitman, an American singles tennis champion, in 1926. In 1930, following an argument about her husband's dull ties, his wife made him one from silk dress material. Following Whitman's suicide in 1932, his widow travelled through Europe, purchasing fabrics that she brought back to New York with the intention of launching a career making men's ties.

Vescovi Whitman founded Countess Mara, her men's neckwear company, in 1935. While Mara was her second name, the company name might have been inspired by an 18th-century Kneller portrait of the Countess de Mar wearing a loosely tied Steinkirk cravat. Countess Mara ties featured several novel marketing decisions. Vescovi Whitman had the C. M. initials featured on the outside blade of each tie, ensuring that they were recognizable. The ties were made in limited quantities only fifteen dozen per design, they were comparatively expensive; this led to their becoming collector's items, sought after by celebrities and fashion-conscious businessmen. As a designer, Vescovi Whitman aimed to make her ties colourful and artistic, while avoiding spectacular and showy designs, she described her ties as "jungles" populated with trees and animals. However, her ties featured a wide range of other subjects, including astrological signs, Egyptian hieroglyphs, the Devil, Lady Godiva, torn love-letters and safety pins.

Other tie manufacturers, noticing her success, copied her business model and hired artists to imitate her tie designs. Vescovi Whitman did not mind this, saying in 1949 that being imitated had "expanded the acceptablity of the pictorial tie". In 1944 Countess Mara was awarded the Neiman Marcus Fashion Award in recognition of the influence its ties had had upon fashion. Among their most high-profile wearers were Frank Sinatra, Eugene O'Neill and J. Edgar Hoover; the Countess Mara brand was purchased in March 1998 by Randa Accessories, a major manufacturer and distributor of men's neckwear. Countess Mara belts, leather goods, shirts and other products and accessories are retailed worldwide

Russell Senior

Russell Senior is the guitarist and violinist of the band Pulp. Senior grew up in Sheffield. Whilst at University in Bath, he formed the "Dada Society" and appeared as the lead role in a dramatic adaptation of Kafka's The Trial, he had a band called The Bath Bankers and arranged for a gig at the University featuring his friends from Sheffield - Pulp. He obtained a 2.1 honours degree in Business Administration, went back to Sheffield to join Pulp. During the Miner's strike of 1984 he was a flying picket, taking part in industrial action including the Battle of Orgreave. Senior first met Pulp in 1980 when he reviewed a show of theirs for his fanzine called The Bath Banker, he joined the third line-up of the band in 1983, the other members being Jarvis Cocker, Magnus Doyle and Peter Mansell. During the mid-1980s he was a central member of the group taking vocal duties, he played the violin on a number of tracks. In the earlier days of the band, Senior wrote lyrics and/or provided vocals for a number of songs such as "Fairground" and "Anorexic Beauty" on Freaks and "This House is Condemned" on Separations.

As the band became successful, Senior became dissatisfied with the touring and publicity treadmill the band found themselves on after their long-awaited success, on 20 January 1997 he left Pulp to work on other projects. He commented that he did not like the Cocker-led song "Help the Aged", that he didn't feel it was a worthy follow-up to "Common People", so deliberately tried to sabotage it in the studio. Soon afterwards, feeling his unhappiness was leading the atmosphere in the band to become poisonous, he told Cocker he was quitting. In an interview he said that "I was proud of being in Pulp. I thought it was the best band in the world when I was in it, but I want to be able to move on from it at some point."In 2010 he revealed he was still friendly with his old band members, said he left in 1997 because, "I liked the idea of ending on a high, I didn't want to fade away."In November 2010, it was announced that Pulp were to reform and play live in 2011, which included Russell Senior in the line-up.

He has however not continued with the band for their 2012 tour. In October 2015, Senior released Freak Out the Squares: Life in a Band Called Pulp. Within the book, Senior recalls stories of the band's earlier days, their rise to fame and his decision to leave. Alongside this, he gives personal recounts and diary entries of the reunion tour, the toll it takes on him and his fellow band members; the book released with an overall of 4/5 on Goodreads. In 1999 he formed Venini with Debbie Lime, Nick Eastwood, Bob Barton, Danny Hunt, they released three singles before splitting in 2000. Russell has worked as a producer with Baby Birkin and more The Long Blondes. In March 2006, British indie band Art Brut invited Russell Senior to produce their second album, he has co-written a musical about Two Tribes, with Ralph Parmar. He has two children. Aside from the music world he is a dealer in antique glassware

Verena Sailer

Verena Sailer is a retired German sprinter, who specialised in the 100 metres. Her personal best time is 11.02 seconds, achieved in August 2013. She won the gold medal at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona. During her sporting career she was a member of MTG Mannheim. Sailer represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, she competed in the 4 × 100 metres relay together with Anne Möllinger, Cathleen Tschirch and Marion Wagner. In their first round heat they placed third in front of China, their time of 43.59 seconds was the eighth time overall out of sixteen participating nations. With this result they qualified for the final, in which they sprinted to a time of 43.28 seconds, the fifth place. At the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, she made it to the semifinal of the 100 m and ran 11.24 seconds. She was the fourth leg of the German 4 × 100 m squad, which secured the bronze medal in a season's best time of 42.87 seconds. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the individual 100 m as well as the 4 × 100 m.

Although she did not reach the individual final, the German team did, finishing in 5th place. †: Disqualified in the final. Verena Sailer at World Athletics

Cambridge–Dorchester Airport

Cambridge–Dorchester Regional Airport is a county-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Cambridge, in Dorchester County, United States. Amber L. Hulsey, A. B. D, ASC is the Airport Director. Cambridge–Dorchester Regional Airport covers an area of 555 acres at an elevation of 20 feet above mean sea level, it has one runway designated 16/34 with a 4,477 x 75 ft asphalt surface. For the 12-month period ending June 1, 2007, the airport had 25,698 aircraft operations, an average of 70 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% military. At that time there were 49 aircraft based at this airport: 80% single-engine, 6% multi-engine, 2% jet, 2% helicopter and 10% ultralight. Cambridge–Dorchester Airport at Maryland Aviation Administration Airport page at Dorchester County web site Airport page at Dorchester County Office of Tourism web site Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for CGE AirNav airport information for KCGE ASN accident history for CGE FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

List of The Quintessential Quintuplets episodes

The Quintessential Quintuplets known as 5-Tōbun no Hanayome, is a television anime series based on shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Negi Haruba. The anime series is licensed in North America under Crunchyroll-Funimation partnership; the first 12-episode anime television series adaptation was announced in the combined 36th and 37th issue of Weekly Shōnen Magazine on August 8, 2018. The series was directed by Satoshi Kuwabara and written by Keiichirō Ōchi, featuring animation by Tezuka Productions, character designs by Michinosuke Nakamura and Gagakuga, music by Natsumi Tabuchi, Hanae Nakamura, Miki Sakurai; the series premiered from January 10 to March 28, 2019, on the TBS, Sun TV, BS-TBS channels. Crunchyroll streamed the series with Funimation providing the English dub. On May 5, 2019, a second season was announced. Kaori is replacing Satoshi Kuwabara as the director of the season, Keiichirō Ōchi is returning to write the scripts. Bibury Animation Studio is replacing Tezuka Productions as the animation studio.

It will premiere in October 2020. Official anime website The Quintessential Quintuplets at Anime News Network's encyclopedia