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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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OneLogin Reports Breach in Security

06/02/2017 - 01:50

If you use OneLogin to manage your passwords, then you will want to check your email, which I’m assuming is they way they’ll contact customers, and see if they have any advice. (Although, now that the attack is public, be careful of spoof...

Computex 2017: Corsair K68 Spill-Resistant Mech. Keyboard

05/31/2017 - 07:01

I wish I could say that I have yet to destroy a keyboard with a spill, but it’s happened to me… twice. Once was a bowl of soup on a Logitech G15 as I was writing a paper for college, although that only really broke the backlight controls,...

Fluid Simulations via Machine Learning Demo for SIGGRAPH

05/29/2017 - 20:46

SIGGRAPH 2017 is still a few months away, but we’re already starting to see demos get published as groups try to get them accepted to various parts of the trade show. In this case, Physics Forests published a two-minute video where they perform...

Computex 2017: Zotac ZBOX Pico PI225 / PI335 Tiny PCs

05/29/2017 - 20:26

Zotac is announcing two new additions to their line of mini PCs: the ZBOX Pico PI225 and the ZBOX Pico PI335. There’s not a whole lot of information about specifications and other details, but they are both passively cooled. [inline:files/news/2017...

Computex 2017: Dell Updates XPS 27 AIO with RX 570 for VR

05/29/2017 - 07:01

Dell has refreshed their XPS 27 All-in-one with two new models. Both of these have their GPU upgraded to the AMD RX 570 and their CPU refreshed to the Core i7-7700, which Dell highlights for its VR readiness. The difference between the two is that the...

Computex 2017: RIOTORO Ghostwriter Elite Prism Keyboard and Aurox Prism RGB Optical Gaming Mouse

05/29/2017 - 02:23

RIOTORO also had a couple of peripherals at Computex this year: a keyboard and a mouse. The Ghostwriter Elite Prism keyboard is their new flagship mechanical keyboard, build around Cherry MX Red or Cherry MX Silent switches. Its RGB backlights can be...

Computex 2017: RIOTORO Announces CR500 Tempered Glass, CR1288 Prism RGB Full-Tower, and CR1088 Mini-Tower Cases

05/29/2017 - 01:27

We first heard about RIOTORO at the CES before last, where they launched their CR1280 Prism case with its RGB lighting. They’ve since added quite a few models across different product segments. Now, at Computex, they’re introducing three new...

Yungchin Realty Group Partners with iStaging

05/27/2017 - 22:11

iStaging is virtual-, augmented-, and mixed-reality company that focuses on the real estate, interior design, furniture, and related industries. The news that lead to this post is that Yungching Realty Group, based out of Taiwan, has partnered with...

AMD Announces #Ryzen7Seconds Sweepstakes

05/26/2017 - 23:57

Between now and July 7th, 2017, which could also be written as 7/7/17, AMD is hosting a sweepstakes (not a contest) to promote Ryzen 7. The premise is that fans will create a video of themselves doing seven different activities in seven seconds. Prizes...

Follow-up: Neil Trevett and Tom Olson from Khronos Group Discuss OpenCL and Vulkan Roadmap

05/24/2017 - 08:01

Last week, we reported that OpenCL’s roadmap would be merging into Vulkan, and OpenCL would, starting at some unspecified time in the future, be based “on an extended version of the Vulkan API”. This was based on quotes from several...