Abbreviated as KB, and K, kB, a kilobyte is equivalent to 1,024 bytes is additionally explained by the IEC as equivalent to 1,000 bytes.

kilobytes are often used synonymously with kibibytes which contain 1,024 bytes. Thus, a KB could actually equal either of these values is broadly accepted as being 1,024 bytes.

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This character name is alluding to Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir K. Zworykin, who invented the iconoscope. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2013