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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: Corsair Could Be Purchased for >$500 Million USD

07/19/2017 - 07:01

According to Reuters, who claims to have two anonymous sources, Corsair “is in advanced discussions” to be acquired by EagleTree Capital. They claim that the transaction, if it goes through in its current form, will be worth more than $500...

Razer HDK2 Is $399 (and Even Less for Some)

07/10/2017 - 18:21

Last night, we reported on Oculus dropping the price of their Rift + Touch being reduced to $399 USD ($549 CDN). In the comments of that story, mLocke, who is a regular in our IRC chat, mentioned that Razer’s HDK2 is also $399. Even better, if you...

Blender Grease Pencil Preview

07/10/2017 - 08:06

Blender 2.8x is being dubbed “Workflow” by the Blender Foundation, and 2D animators are included in that. The 3D suite has included a tool, called “Grease Pencil”, for quite some time now, and its purpose was mostly to write notes...

Blender glTF 2.0 Exporter Published

07/10/2017 - 07:24

As we reported about a month ago, The Khronos Group has finalized glTF 2.0, which is a 3D format designed for whole scenes. Since then, Khronos have published an exporter for Blender that implements what appears to be all core features, as well as...

Oculus Rift + Touch Short-Term Price Reduction to $399

07/10/2017 - 07:01

For a limited time (UploadVR claims six weeks although I don’t see where that listed on any official source) Oculus has reduced the price of the Rift + Touch VR system from $598 to $399 USD. For us Canadians out there, this translates to $549 CDN,...

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Ends Over $1.75 Million

07/09/2017 - 17:52

After a week of 24-hour streaming, Summer Games Done Quick 2017 came to a close with a four-and-a-half-hour glitchless run of Earthbound. While late donations are still coming in, the current total is $1,776,475.79 USD across 30,065 separate donations...

Gamers Nexus Talks Mining with AIB and PSU Vendors

07/05/2017 - 07:01

The cryptocurrency craze is kind-of like the old gold rush. Tokens are just out there waiting to be discovered, and value is applied when people trade it in exchange for goods and services. In this case, these tokens are discovered by doing math, and...

NVIDIA Discusses Multi-Die GPUs

07/05/2017 - 07:01

When designing an integrated circuit, you are attempting to fit as much complexity as possible within your budget of space, power, and so forth. One harsh limitation for GPUs is that, while your workloads could theoretically benefit from more and more...

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 384.76 Drivers

06/30/2017 - 17:26

Aligning with the LawBreakers “Rise Up” open beta, as well as the Spider-Man: Homecoming VR Experience VR experience, intentionally written twice, NVIDIA has released new graphics drivers! [inline:files/news/2017-06-30/nvidia-geforce.png] The...

StarCraft Remastered Trailer, Release Date, and Pre-order

06/29/2017 - 21:34

We first reported on StarCraft Remastered when it was announced, which was alongside the GSL 2017 Season 1 finals on March 26th. This was accompanied by a patch that brought the base game up to modern standards, which conveniently allows it to be...