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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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Realistic Landscapes in Unreal Engine 4

03/29/2016 - 12:55

This work was featured on Unreal Engine's GDC sizzle video as "Photogrammetry", but I've only just now found out where it came from. The creator, Rense de Boer, goes by the consistent online branding of Art by Rens. He worked at DICE...

Tim Sweeney (Epic Games) Is Concerned About Openness

03/28/2016 - 19:44

In what possible sense is this an "open platform"? Developers have to "request keys" for @Oculus DRM. @Polygon — Tim Sweeney (@TimSweeneyEpic) March 28, 2016 ... and so am I. When you develop software,...

Hello, Canadians! Interested in a Relatively Cheap 1TB SSD?

03/23/2016 - 17:16

Here's a brief post for our Canadian fans. If you have been interested in a decent, large SSD, then you might want to check out Newegg Canada. The Mushkin Enhanced Reactor 1TB is currently $100 off, which puts it at a price of $299.99 CDN plus tax...

StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops Arrives March 29th

03/20/2016 - 11:53

Blizzard is adding three new mini-campaigns to StarCraft II, with three missions each, to give more content for fans of single-player. The first one, StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops, puts players in the shoes of Nova, who was created as the main character...

Blender 2.77 Released

03/19/2016 - 17:37

Speaking of open-source animation software, the Blender Foundation has just released Blender 2.77. This is a relatively minor update, maintaining compatibility and structure with other 2.7x versions, but it has some interesting aspects to it. While there...

Digital Video and Dwango "Create" OpenToonz

03/19/2016 - 13:58

This is a bit of a complicated situation to condense into a single headline. Digital Video is a research and software development studio out of Rome, who specializes in computer graphics (as their name suggests). One of their applications, Toonz, is the...

Mozilla to Preview Servo in June

03/18/2016 - 20:26

Mozilla, the open-source creators of Firefox and Thunderbird, have announced that their Servo project will reach public alpha in June. Nightly builds will be available, presumably around that time, for Linux, OSX, Windows, and Android. Servo is a browser...

Details about NVIDIA's GameWorks 3.1 Update...

03/16/2016 - 19:00

Most of our readers should have some familiarity with GameWorks, which is a series of libraries and utilities that help game developers (and others) create software. While many hardware and platform vendors provide samples and frameworks, taking the...

AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.3 Released

03/09/2016 - 19:42

New graphics drivers from AMD have just been published, and it's a fairly big release. First, Catalyst 16.3 adds Vulkan support to main-branch drivers, which they claim is conformant to the 1.0 specification. The Khronos Group website still doesn...

Ashes of the Singularity Goes Live on March 31st

03/09/2016 - 17:40

Ashes of the Singularity, by Oxide Games and Stardock, the RTS that spawned from the Star Swarm demo, will be released on March 31st. Unless something sneaks in before then, this will pretty much be our first look at DirectX 12 in a full, released game,...