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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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NVIDIA Releases 347.52 Drivers and Brothers for GRID

02/11/2015 - 08:00

Update: Whoops! The title originally said "374.52", when it should be "347.52". My mistake. Thanks "Suddenly" in the comments! Two things from NVIDIA this week, a new driver and a new game for the NVIDIA GRID. The new driver...

Microsoft Filed for "Windows 365" Trademark in Late January. Jeremy Prepares to File for Windows 340 through 364?

02/10/2015 - 00:55

While it is trivial for a large corporation to file for a trademark, there are fairly strict guidelines with how they are used (or, more accurately, not-used). Because trademarks can be forever, the law outlines numerous procedures that can classify them...

AMD R9 300-Series Possibly Coming Soon

02/07/2015 - 18:03

According to WCCFTech, AMD commented on Facebook that they are “putting the finishing touches on the 300 series to make sure they live up to expectation”. I tried look through AMD's “Posts to Page” for February 3rd and I did...

glNext Initiative Unveiled at GDC 2015

02/04/2015 - 03:33

The first next-gen, released graphics API was Mantle, which launched a little while after Battlefield 4, but the SDK is still invite-only. The DirectX 12 API quietly launched with the recent Windows 10 Technical Preview, but no drivers, SDK, or software...

Razer Blade Gaming Laptop Refreshed for 2015

02/03/2015 - 17:35

When the Razer Blade launched, it took a classy design and filled it with high-end gaming components. Its competitors in the gaming space were often desktop replacements, which were powerful but not comfortable, every-day laptops. The Blade also came...

Because Reinstalling the OS Is Quicker than Decrapifying

02/02/2015 - 03:19

Advertising is a powerful business model, and is there any better medium than demos that are directly embedded inside your users' systems? Yes. Yes there are. That is actually a terrible idea. Why would you do that? Oh. Right. Money. You know what?...

Here There Be Dragons (and "Four Horsemen")

02/01/2015 - 23:56

“The Hacks of Life” is a blog from some developers at Laminar Research, which created the X-Plane franchise. Ben Supnik, the company's graphics lead, wrote an interesting and fairly lengthy blog post about optimizing for software...

MediaTek MT6753 64-bit Eight-Core SoC Announced

02/01/2015 - 15:17

We do not talk about MediaTek's higher-end products too often. Part of that is because they use stock architectures, ARM's Cortex CPU, ARM's Mali GPU, and Imagination Technologies' PowerVR GPU, rather than designing their own CPU and/or...

A Bit Off Topic: FCC Bans Wi-Fi Blocking

01/27/2015 - 20:45

Because blocking a person's mobile hotspot so you can charge them to use your Wi-Fi is a completely jerk thing to do. The FCC has just released a warning to any individuals, groups, or businesses considering these measures that blocking Wi-Fi is...

Homeworld: Remastered Arrives February 25th

01/27/2015 - 20:13

When THQ liquidated their assets, many franchises found new, welcoming parents. One notable purchase was the Homeworld franchise, a space-based real-time strategy that was popular in the late 90's and early 2000's, by Gearbox Software. The deal...