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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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NVIDIA Introduces Creator Ready Driver Program (419.67)

03/20/2019 - 16:03

At the ongoing Game Developers Conference, GDC 2019, NVIDIA has announced a “Creator Ready Driver” program. This branch targets the users that sit between the GeForce and Quadro line, who use GeForce cards for professional applications...

Microsoft Announces Variable Rate Shading for DirectX 12

03/19/2019 - 20:29

To align with the Game Developers Conference, GDC 2019, Microsoft has announced Variable Rate Shading for DirectX 12. This feature increases performance by allowing the GPU to lower its shading resolution for specific parts of the scene (without the...

Google Announces Stadia at GDC 2019

03/19/2019 - 15:28

Google Stadia, a new gaming service, was announced at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. Much like OnLive and PlayStation Now, users connect to an instance of video games running in datacenters. Because it is a conference for game developers, they also...

The Khronos Group Releases OpenXR 0.90 (Provisional)

03/19/2019 - 01:20

At the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco, the Khronos Group has published the first, provisional release of the augmented reality and virtual reality API: OpenXR 0.90. The goal is to allow the general public to implement it into their software...

ESA Winter 2019 Raised $30,080 for Save The Children

03/12/2019 - 18:12

It’s been a few weeks since the European Speedrunner Assembly (ESA) Winter 2019 marathon ended, although the organizers have, just last Thursday, announced the results in a press release. Combining both streams, the event raised $30,080 USD in the...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Coming to PC

03/12/2019 - 17:48

At today’s Inside Xbox event, Microsoft announced that Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC on both Steam and the Microsoft Store. Not all games will launch simultaneously; in fact, no pricing or release dates have been announced. The...

Uh... WoW... World of Warcraft DirectX 12 on Windows 7

03/12/2019 - 16:53

Microsoft has just announced that they ported the DirectX 12 runtime to Windows 7 for World of Warcraft and other, unannounced games. This allows those games to run the new graphics API with its more-efficient framework of queuing work on GPUs, with...

SplitmediaLabs Is Now a Gold Sponsor of OBS Project

03/11/2019 - 23:33

The makers of XSplit, SplitmediaLabs, has just become a Gold Sponsor of the Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) project, which is an open-source alternative to their XSplit Broadcaster. According to the OBS Open Collective page, this amounts to $20,000 USD,...

Valve Lays Off 13 Full-time Employees and More

03/08/2019 - 18:16

UploadVR received a statement from Valve that 13 full-time employees and “a portion of our contractor agreements were terminated”. The statement goes on to say that “It’s an unfortunate part of business, but does not represent any...

Windows 10 KB4482887 Update Causes Performance Issues

03/08/2019 - 17:03

Microsoft has just acknowledged a graphics and mouse input performance issue with their March 1st, 2019 update for Windows 10. The “Known Issues” section of the update’s documentation, KB4482887, claims that users “may notice...