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Scott Michaud
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Scott joined PC Perspective in May 2011. Prior to PC Perspective, Scott has worked on personal projects and has completed degrees in Physics and Education from Queen's University. Currently PC Perspective is the only place to find his published works. Other ventures related to computing, physics, math, education, and technology are currently in progress. He is also a geek, go figure.

Beyond PC Perspective, you can find Scott at several places throughout the internet:

 

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GDC 15: PhysX Is Now Shared Source to UE4 Developers

03/04/2015 - 17:52

NVIDIA and Epic Games have just announced that Unreal Engine 4 developers can view and modify the source of PhysX. This also includes the source for APEX, which is NVIDIA's cloth and destruction library. It does not include any of the other libraries...

GDC 15: Khronos Acknowledges Mantle's Start of Vulkan

03/03/2015 - 15:37

[inline:files/news/2015-03-03/khronos-group-logo.png] Neil Trevett, the current president of Khronos Group and a vice president at NVIDIA, made an on-the-record statement to acknowledge the start of the Vulkan API. The quote came to me via Ryan, but I...

GDC 15: What Is Vulkan (glNext), SPIR-V, and OpenCL 2.1?

03/03/2015 - 03:15

The Khronos Group has made three announcements today: Vulkan (their competitor to DirectX 12), OpenCL 2.1, and SPIR-V. Because there is actually significant overlap, we will discuss them in a single post rather than splitting them up. Each has a role in...

MWC 15: HP Spectre x360 Has Broadwell Core i5 and i7

03/01/2015 - 23:07

HP announced their updated Spectre x360 at Mobile World Congress. Like the Lenovo Yoga, it has a hinge that flips the entire way around, allowing the laptop to function as a 13.3-inch tablet with a 1080p, IPS display. There are two stages between “...

MWC 15: LG Demos WebOS Smartwatch ("Urbane LTE")

03/01/2015 - 21:46

A while ago, LG licensed WebOS from HP for use in their smart TVs and, as we found out during CES, smart watches. The LG Urbane LTE is one such device, and we can finally see it in action. It is based around (literally) a circular P-OLED display (320 x...

GDC 15: Quixel Advertises MEGASCANS with Jungle Scene

03/01/2015 - 21:11

You know that a week will be busy when companies start announcing a day or two early to beat the flood. While Game Developers Conference starts tomorrow, Quixel published their Jungle demo to YouTube today in promotion of their MEGASCANS material library...

HTC Announces Vive VR Headset in Partnership with Valve

03/01/2015 - 17:16

Mobile World Congress (MWC) and Game Developers Conference (GDC) severely overlap this year, and not just in dates apparently. HTC just announced the Vive VR headset at MWC, which was developed alongside Valve. The developer edition will contain two...

So Long Adware, and Thanks for All the Fish!

03/01/2015 - 07:30

Obviously, this does not forget the controversy that Lenovo got themselves into, but it is certainly the correct response (if they act how they imply). Adware and bloatware is common to find on consumer PCs, which makes the slowest of devices even more...

NVIDIA Hosts Pro/Am Hearthstone Tournament

02/26/2015 - 23:29

Professional and amateur players of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft can compete for a share of the $25,000 prize pool and other perks, hosted by NVIDIA. Once the pool of players are whittled down to the sixteen invited pros and the top sixteen non-...

Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10022 Spotted

02/26/2015 - 07:00

WZor, a group in Russia that somehow acquires many Windows leaks, has just published screenshots of Windows 10 Build 10022 and Windows Server Build 9926. As far as we can tell, not much has changed. We see neither an upgraded Cortana nor a look at the...