Tag Archives: uncertainty of measurement

Which commercial interest would you prefer?

The inspection cartel wants you to obsess about uncertainty of measurement, or measurement error, as some prefer to call it. Sometimes it’s small, sometimes it’s big. But it is real, it’s often important, but in many situations it’s not much … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy attempts to control measurement uncertainty

The authors of the paper below wrote that they were “encouraged to seek publicly available data that could be analysed to provide a comparison with the inter-laboratory trials we undertook.”  They don’t say who encouraged them, but the UK Food Standards Agency … Continue reading

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“Global warming” stopped 16 years ago

Click the graphic to read more: How many data points used to justify the global warming scam were UKAS-accredited? Were any?  Do research scientists have to bother with accreditation? What is the value of super-precise measurements when fed into speculative … Continue reading

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Selling confidence by creating uncertainty

Here is a brochure showing how the State-backed cartel tries to create uncertainty in suppliers that don’t pay for its services.  This is a sort of uncertainty that cannot be measured.  It enables the cartel’s members to sell “confidence” to … Continue reading

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Cartel on trial – accredited lab allegedly falsified results

Embarrassment is looming for the inspection cartel.  Worse, the weakness of accreditation’s foundational philosophy has been revealed publicly. UKAS celebrated HBI’s accreditation to ISO 17020 for Legionella risk assessments.  HBI’s quality management is also accredited to ISO 9002.  But the company … Continue reading

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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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