The full picture

I recently got a new phone, and have read online that its camera performance leaves much to be desired. As I bristle at the suggestion I could make a poor purchasing decision, let’s put this to the test. With maths!

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Extractor attractor

Recently the extractor fan in my bathroom has started malfunctioning, occasionally grinding and stalling. The infuriating thing is that the grinding noise isn’t perfectly periodic – it is approximately so, but there are occasionally long gaps and the short gaps vary slightly. This lack of predictability makes the noise incredibly annoying, and hard to tune out. Before getting it fixed, I decided to investigate it a bit further.

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