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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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Steam's Lunar New Year Sale Started Today

02/15/2018 - 22:50

If you need more games that you purchased on sale but probably will never play, then Valve’s Lunar New Year sale is for you. Year of the Dog is the theme, and so most of the promoted games have dogs in them. Yes, Half Life 2’s robot counts...

Radeon Software Adrenaline Edition 18.2.2 Released

02/14/2018 - 20:00

AMD has published a new version of their Radeon Software Adrenaline Edition graphics drivers. This one focuses on Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Fortnite, and PlayerUnknown’s Battleground. The first one, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, is an action RPG from...

VideoLAN Releases VLC 3.0 "Vetinari"

02/12/2018 - 22:37

VLC made a name for itself by pretty much playing anything. I noticed its existence during the “download a bunch of codec packs and hope they’re not malware” period, and it is pretty much my default media player at this point. It doesn...

Estranged Demo in HTML5 (Indie Title in Unreal Engine 4)

01/29/2018 - 21:12

Compiling from C++ to WebAssembly is a thing now. This allows browsers to circumvent JavaScript (or integrate with it if the developer wants to) for high-performance applications. It also does this with relatively low compile times, especially on...

Fun Little Shader Programming Quiz

01/29/2018 - 20:30

People tend to fear shader code for some reason. This is the little script that runs on the GPU once per primitive, vertex, pixel, or some other driving value (audio sample???). These are all run in parallel, with hundreds or thousands of little workers...

Epic Games Handed Out Another $200,000 in Dev Grants

01/28/2018 - 02:42

On January 16th, Epic Games announced handing out a total of $200,000 USD across thirteen recipients. This is a part of their Unreal Dev Grants program, which donates money to people that they think are doing cool things with (or alongside) their engine...

Epic Games Shutting Down Paragon with Refunds

01/28/2018 - 00:20

Paragon was a MOBA, based on Unreal Engine 4, that played in a third-person action style. Typically, these sorts of games are played top-down, which is probably due to the genre’s most popular, early entries being mods of Blizzard games (WarCraft...

ZTE Axon 7 (US) Update Pushed -- Not Oreo, But Needed

01/28/2018 - 00:01

Until this weekend, the ZTE Axon 7 was running on the August patch level of Android 7.1.1. The phone manufacturer was hinting that Oreo could be provided, and a few leaks have shown Android 8.0 running on the device. My assumption was that ZTE was just...

Intel Recommends Waiting to Apply Haswell and Broadwell Spectre and Meltdown Patches

01/22/2018 - 22:40

A couple of weeks ago, Intel acknowledged reports that firmware updates for Spectre and Meltdown resulted in reboots and other stability issues. At the time, they still suggested that end-users should apply the patch regardless. They have since...

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 Raised Over $2.26 Million

01/14/2018 - 12:59

This winter’s event set another new record for Games Done Quick. The current total, although they leave the donation form open a little while after the event for late entries, is $2,263,633.19 USD. This is the sum of 44471 donations from 32286...