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SubjectRe: GB vs MB - a proposal

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> Anno Domini 17 Dec 96 at 14:09, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
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> > Note that MB won't hack it
> > unless "B" stands for Mr. Bell, i.e., dB (decibels).
> >
> Hmmm.. How loud is MegaBel ??
> 1 dB = 0.1 B so 1 MB = 10'000'000 dB, _very_ loud indeed :)

Especially when considering that bels are measured exponentially.
1 MB is 1E100000 times as loud as 100dB, which is approximately
the human pain threshold.

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-Neil Moore http://www.sfhs.floyd.k12.ky.us/~amethyst
(finger amethyst@valjean.sfhs.floyd.k12.ky.us for my Geek Code)

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