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Scott Michaud
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Kingston, ON, Canada

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.

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"What's the Point of Steam OS?"

02/03/2016 - 13:29

Ars Technica UK published an editorial called, Hey Valve: What's the point of Steam OS? The article does not actually pose the question in it's text -- it mostly rants about technical problems with a Zotac review unit -- but the headline is...

Blender Foundation Releases Caminandes 3: Lamingos

02/02/2016 - 23:34

The Blender Foundation guides development with a series of first-party short films, each of which are created with open-source software and released under a Creative Commons license. Despite their purpose, to promote open source software and highlight...

Java Browser Plug-in Soon Killed Off by Oracle

01/30/2016 - 19:05

After decades of semi-ubiquitous usage, Oracle has announced plans to stop providing the Java plug-in for web browsers. It will still be available in the upcoming Java 9 platform, but classified as a deprecated feature. [inline:files/news/2016-01-30/ie-...

So That's Where Jim Keller Went To... Tesla Motors...

01/29/2016 - 17:28

Jim Keller, a huge name in the semiconductor industry for his work at AMD and Apple, recently left AMD before the launch of the Zen architecture. This made us nervous, because when a big name leaves a company before a product launch, it could either be...

High-End Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book Are Available

01/23/2016 - 02:26

The Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 launched back in October, and Ryan published a review of them in December. He didn't really make reference to it, but the highest-end model of each were unavailable until a later date. As it turns out,...

Windows 10 Build 11102 Released to Fast Ring Insiders

01/21/2016 - 18:39

I wasn't planning on reporting every Windows 10 Insider build, but I actually have something to say about this one. The last couple of builds were examples of Microsoft switching to a faster release cycle for preview users, although the known issues...

Google Releases Chrome 48 with Interesting Features

01/21/2016 - 02:59

Web browsers are typically on rapid release cycles so they can get features out frequently. The Web is changing on a constant basis to help it become an effective application platform, which is cross-compatible with competing implementations. A common...

GDC 2016 Sessions Are Up and DirectX 12 / Vulkan Are There

01/20/2016 - 19:06

The 30th Game Developers Conference (GDC) will take place on March 14th through March 18th, with the expo itself starting on March 16th. The sessions have been published at some point, with DX12 and Vulkan prominently featured. While the technologies...

Phoronix Tests Almost a Decade of GPUs

01/20/2016 - 15:26

It's nice to see long-term roundups every once in a while. They do not really provide useful information for someone looking to make a purchase, but they show how our industry is changing (or not). In this case, Phoronix tested twenty-seven NVIDIA...

TSMC Allegedly Wants 5nm by 2020

01/19/2016 - 23:38

Digitimes is reporting on statements that were allegedly made by TSMC co-CEO, Mark Liu. We are currently seeing 16nm parts come out of the foundry, which is expected to be used in the next generation of GPUs, replacing the long-running 28nm node that...