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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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Amazon Lumberyard Game Engine (Beta) Announced

02/09/2016 - 17:11

Another video game engine has entered the world, this time from Amazon. It is basically a fork of CryEngine that they purchased the rights to sub-license. Amazon states that their engine will diverge over time, as they modify it in-house for licensees...

MSI GS72 Stealth Pro Details Released

02/06/2016 - 23:30

This laptop was announced at CES, but barely. They have now released full specifications, including options, which are actually quite interesting. The 4K panel, in particular, has a color gamut that fully covers AdobeRGB (100%). This means that, if the...

Monoprice Graphics Tablets Are Available

02/06/2016 - 22:41

A couple of CESes ago, Monoprice launched a couple of 22-inch pen displays to compete with the Wacom Cintiq 22HD. Shortly afterward, the products disappeared from their website and line-up, so I assumed, at the time, that they changed their mind or...

Extreme Overclocking of Skylake (7.02566 GHz)

02/06/2016 - 21:00

I recently came across a post at PC Gamer that looked at the extreme overclocking leaderboard of the Skylake-based Intel Core i7-6700K. Obviously, these competitions will probably never end as long as higher numbers are possible on parts that are...

Unreal Editor for Unreal Engine 4 in VR

02/04/2016 - 19:47

Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4 at GDC two years ago, and removed its subscription fee at the next year's show. This year, one of the things that they will show is Unreal Editor in VR with the HTC Vive. Using the system's motion controllers,...

Windows 95 in a Web Browser

02/04/2016 - 02:15

This one is quite interesting. We've seen DOSBox cross-compiled into JavaScript using emscripten before. For instance, The Internet Archive has been publishing a huge catalog of DOS-era games on their site, including John Carmack's Catacomb II....

"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...