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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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The Khronos Group Announces VR Standard Initiative

12/06/2016 - 09:00

Update, December 6th, 2016 @ 2:46pm EST: Khronos has updated the images on their website, and those changes are now implemented on our post. The flow-chart image changed dramatically, but the members image has also added LunarG. Original Post Below The...

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 376.19 Drivers (and Two Contests)

12/06/2016 - 07:05

Alongside the release of the Oculus Touch controllers from Oculus VR, and the fifty-or-so games that launched with it, NVIDIA has published another graphics driver. The GeForce Game Ready 376.19 WHQL drivers also resolve one of two SLI issues in No Man...

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Announced on Unreal Engine 4

12/04/2016 - 16:43

Piranha Games, known for the free-to-play MechWarrior Online, has just announced MechWarrior 5: Merceneries. The first thing I noticed is that they revived the Merceneries subtitle, used twice before with expansion packs to MechWarrior 2 and MechWarrior...

LibRetro Vulkanizes PlayStation

12/04/2016 - 14:42

About half of a year ago, LibRetro added Vulkan support to their Nintendo 64 renderer. This allowed them to do things like emulate the console’s hardware rasterization in software, and do so as an asynchronous shader, circumventing limitations in...

Razer Joins The Khronos Group

12/02/2016 - 00:58

The Khronos Group is the standards body that maintains OpenGL, Vulkan, OpenCL, along with several other APIs and formats. They are made up of several members, which include companies of various sizes along with educational institutions, with a couple of...

Leaked Kaby Lake Sample Found and Overclocked

11/30/2016 - 18:52

Someone, who wasn’t Intel, seeded Tom’s Hardware an Intel Core i7-7700k, which is expected for release in the new year. This is the top end of the mainstream SKUs, bringing four cores (eight threads) to 4.2 GHz base, 4.5 GHz boost. Using a...

Rumor: Leaked Zen Prices and SKUs

11/28/2016 - 21:26

Guru3D got hold of a product list, which includes entries for AMD’s upcoming Zen architecture. Four SKUs are thus rumored to exist: Zen SR3: (65W, quad-core, eight threads, ~$150 USD) Zen SR5: (95W, hexa-core, twelve threads, ~$250 USD) Zen SR7: (...

AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5

11/28/2016 - 19:34

For tomorrow’s Watch_Dogs 2, AMD has released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 graphics drivers, giving users a day to configure their PCs. Note that, while the download links in the release notes say 16.11.4, hovering your mouse over them...

NVIDIA Releases GeForce 376.09 Drivers

11/28/2016 - 18:20

Because holiday shopping is... wrapping up... this year’s rush of AAA games will be slowing down soon, at least until it starts up again in January. One of the last releases, Watch_Dogs 2, will be arriving on the PC tomorrow. As such, NVIDIA has...

Ben Heck Tears Down (and Repairs) a Virtual Boy

11/27/2016 - 16:25

I was one of the lucky kids who got a Virtual Boy, which was actually quite fun for nine-year-old me. It wasn’t beloved by the masses, but when you’re in a hotel, moving across the country, you best believe I’m going to punch that...