Wednesday, April 22, 2009
The gist of this notion is that our eyes pick up very little detail in blue. More precisely, our spatial resolution in blue is far worse than it is in green (especially) or red. This means that an image's actual quality in blue isn't very important to our perception of it – and that means there's a compression opportunity.
Check out the all the details in this excellent article.
What's your reaction to that?
"I think in this particular case, there's a grave question as to whether America was in violation of principles of truce in warfare on the high seas. This man seemed to come onto the Bainbridge under a flag of truce to negotiate. He was then captured. There is a question whether he is lawfully in American custody and serious questions as to whether he can be prosecuted because of his age."
If you said to yourself “Yeah, why are they prosecuting this poor guy?”, then please leave my website and move to somewhere like, say, France.
If you said to yourself “I need more ammunition and less lawyers”, well, then, you're in the right place.
So far as I'm concerned, the only mistake our military made with the surviving pirate is the word “surviving”.
More SEALs, fewer lawyers.
More direct, substantive and effective action, less arrogant and effete blathering.
Oh, I guess those two statements are more or less equivalent, aren't they?