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Scott Michaud
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News Editor
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Kingston, ON, Canada
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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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Rumor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU-Z Screenshot

09/06/2016 - 17:45

I don't know why people insist on encoding screenshots from form-based windows in JPEG. You have very little color variation outside of text, which is typically thin and high-contrast from its surroundings. JPEG's Fourier Transform will cause...

IFA 2016: AMD Announces Radeon ProRender

09/06/2016 - 02:53

AMD is apparently interested in supporting open-source, professional graphics. For instance, the Blender Foundation is interviewing potential hires based on a potential deal with the CPU and graphics vendor. They have also open-sourced a bunch of...

Razer Updates Blade and Blade Stealth Laptops

09/03/2016 - 00:10

The Razer Blade and the Razer Blade Stealth seem to be quite different in their intended usage. The regular model is slightly more expensive than its sibling, but it includes a quad-core (eight thread) Skylake processor and an NVIDIA GTX 1060. The...

Samsung Responds to Galaxy Note 7 Issue

09/02/2016 - 18:09

According to Samsung, there have been 35 reported cases of defective Galaxy Note 7 batteries. In response, they will voluntarily replace all existing Galaxy Note 7 devices “over the coming weeks”. They have also stopped selling the devices,...

G.SKILL Announces Trident Z 4x8GB DDR4-3866 Kit

09/02/2016 - 17:24

Judging by a quick scan of Newegg USA, G.SKILL is pretty much alone in bringing 8GB DIMMs to speeds above DDR4-3733. They already have a 2x8GB kit in the DDR4-4000 and DDR4-4133 ranges, but they're now introducing a 4x8GB kit into the DDR4-3866...

PC Gamer Surveys Piracy

09/01/2016 - 00:47

There's a lot of ways to gather information about a topic. Surveys allow a lot of responses quickly and easily, but they have many limitations. PC Gamer ran a survey for a couple of weeks, polling their audience about whether they pirate computer...

NVIDIA Announces a Fallout 4 Mod

08/31/2016 - 19:50

Vault 1080, which is a terrible pun by the way, is a free mod of Fallout 4 that is developed by NVIDIA Lightspeed Studios. It is designed to show off GameWorks technologies, such as volumetric lighting and HBAO+, more heavily than Bethesda did with the...

PlayStation Now Arrives for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10

08/31/2016 - 19:30

As of yesterday, Sony has launched the PC version of their PlayStation Now client for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. This service allows a catalog of PlayStation 3-era titles (which includes remakes from their previous consoles) to be streamed, in a way similar...

PCIe 4.0 Will Still Deliver 75W of Slot Power

08/29/2016 - 01:20

Last week, various outlets were reporting (incorrectly) that PCIe 4.0 would provide “at least 300W” through the slot. This would have been roughly equal to the power draw that a PCIe 3.0 GPU could provide with an extra six-pin and an extra...

Blizzard Announces Live Streaming

08/26/2016 - 22:19

So I was greeted with an interesting pop-up when I updated my Battle.net launcher today. Turns out Blizzard is pushing Blizzard Streaming to “the Americas, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand”. Currently, Facebook is the only platform...