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Not quite “the most anal-OCD masters of the universe” (with pictures)

Photographers don’t need the inspection cartel to make them obsessive, but they deal with it differently. “…’Bad lenses are rare, but the people who examine them with anal zeal are not and this article won’t cure them, sad to say.’ … Continue reading

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Metrical perfectionism is often inappropriate for biological systems

UKAS comes from an engineering background.  Although the readings are less important than conforming to the written procedures for obtaining them, UKAS tries its best to practice metrical perfectionism.  This might be appropriate for machines but often it is not … Continue reading

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