Your Constitutional Rights have freed you from morality.
Freed me from morality? How is killing someone EVER the moral thing to do? I don't care what the convicted person did -- killing someone is never the moral thing to do. As many other people have already said, two wrongs don't make a right. "An eye for an eye" is a rather barbaric way of exacting justice. Perhaps I misunderstand what you're getting at here, but I don't see how my constitutional rights free me from morality here at all.
Oklahoma didn't realize anything wouldn't pass muster. They were shocked and horrified by a gruesome sight.
After reading a few other articles on this subject, I don't even think they were shocked and horrified. They've only stayed the other execution for two weeks. Does anyone really think they can conduct a full investigation into what happened here in two weeks?
To all the morons criticizing equal opportunity: What you are against of is called "Affirmative action", not equal opportunity.
Unless you admit you're racists, if so please continue.
Uh oh... I turn 35 this year. I guess I only have a few months left to appreciate new technology before I start yelling at kids to get off my lawn.
I would guess a fairly big factor is because generally the game logic which runs of the processor doesn't degrade well. With graphics you can lower resolutions, change texture sizes and add additional lighting effects which are optional so the game just looks a bit worse but plays the same. Trying to do the same with game logic is much harder, maybe some adaptive AI could be made to play better on faster hardware plus some extra graphical effects probably need some extra processor time but these changes would be much less.
Then the developers want the game to be playable on as many machines as is feasible so they head for as low a target as possible which is a single threaded machine. Making it work on multiple cores then turns into a pretty difficult task for very little gain because of the above.
No it can't. The pixels have no information about the direction from which each photon arrived. Without a lense each of your pixels will receive photons from every point in the scene with no way to sort them out.
It was rushed. Terrible organization of scenes, none of it made sense.
My big problem with Chronicles of Riddick wasn't any of the cinematography or plot or anything like that... It was the jump from a sci-fi setting to a fantasy setting.
Check the Directors Cut. Enjoyed it a lot. Not confusing at all like the theater release was.
The director's cut is actually worse, in my opinion, than the theatrical release.
During the big brawl on the prison planet there's a kind of explosion that kills a pile of badguys and knocks Riddick out. In the theatrical release this is some kind of energy pistol exploding for some reason. In the director's cut this is Riddick channeling the anger of all the dead people from his home planet.