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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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Raspberry Pi Gets an A+ for Education

11/11/2014 - 03:27

The Raspberry Pi was intended as a learning device. David Braben, previously known for Rollercoaster Tycoon and other video games, noticed that computer science education was lacking and he wanted to contribute to its advancement with a cheap, portable,...

Blizzcon 2014: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Announced

11/08/2014 - 21:22

Blizzard has been reconsidering what constitutes "a game sale" with StarCraft for quite some time now. They have been slowly carving out its mod platform, StarCraft Arcade, into a standalone, free product. They allow playing multiplayer with...

Blizzcon 2014: Blizzard Announces Overwatch (New IP)

11/08/2014 - 19:59

Blizzard has announced Overwatch, a new franchise to expand their portfolio. It was unveiled at the Blizzcon keynote with a cinematic trailer followed immediately by gameplay footage. The first video looks significantly different from other Blizzard...

AMD Gaming Evolved Goes Beyond Earth with Hawaii

11/06/2014 - 00:00

Why settle for space, when you can go Beyond Earth too (but only if you go to Hawaii)! [inline:files/news/2014-11-06/firaxis-civ-beyond-earth.jpg] The Never Settle promotion launched itself into space a couple of months ago, but AMD isn't settling...

EA's Dawngate Found Itself Out of Its League?

11/05/2014 - 01:23

Just a couple short weeks after VentureBeat reported, and I discussed, that multiple free-to-play games were on track to make over a billion dollars this year, EA has announced that their competing MOBA, Dawngate, is canceled. The servers will be up for...

MSI Also Launches X99S GAMING 9 ACK Motherboard

11/04/2014 - 03:19

The MSI X99S GAMING 9 AC motherboard is built for the Haswell-E architecture, and Morry did a review of it just a couple of week ago. He liked it, giving it a gold award. Now MSI has released a new model, the X99S GAMING 9 ACK, which is basically...

MSI Launches X99S MPOWER Motherboard

11/04/2014 - 01:12

The X99S XPOWER is MSI's top-of-the-line overclocking motherboard. The company has just introduced the X99S MPOWER to complement it on their product stack. It is a similar motherboard with a smaller price tag that was reduced by removing a few...

LG 31MU97 Professional DCI 4K Monitor Now Available

11/03/2014 - 20:36

When we mention 4K monitors, they typically have a resolution of 3840x2160. Digital Cinema 4K adds an extra 256 pixels horizontally, yielding 4096x2160 (an aspect ratio between 17:9 and 19:10). LG Electronics has just released a monitor at this...

Microsoft OneDrive Is Moving from 1TB to Unlimited

11/02/2014 - 22:13

I guess if you are going to take a hit on the enthusiasts by offering a 1TB tier, then you might as well just go all the way. Microsoft has been rolling out an unlimited tier to their various subscription products, starting with Office 365 Home, Personal...

HTML5 Finally Released as W3C Recommendation

11/01/2014 - 02:56

Recently, the W3C has officially recommended the whole HTML5 standard as a specification for browser vendors and other interested parties. It is final. It is complete. Future work will now be rolled into HTML 5.1, which is currently on "Last Call...