Hubert Nguyen

Hubert Nguyen is the co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo. He has a passion for technology and enjoys sharing it.

He is a retired computer graphics engineer who programmed special-effects such as real-time fire or hair rendering, for NVIDIA. Hubert also managed the NVIDIA developer education program and edited “GPU Gems 3“, a best-selling 3D programming book.

Before joining NVIDIA, Hubert was at 3dfx interactive. Prior to that, he worked on 3D-Engines in various video games.

Hubert started to program computer graphics in 1991 when he was involved in the underground European DemoScene. In 1994, his “Impact Studios” team won the world’s largest PC demo competition: The Party, in Denmark.

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Recent stories this author

Potentially Life-Supporting Planet Found Orbiting Nearest Star

08/24/2016, Recent scientific developments point to the existence of an Earth-size planet orbiting the closest star to the Sun: Proxima Centauri (4.2 light years, 26 Trillion miles).  The planet is at the right distance to its star to have liquid water, the...

The World’s Largest Aircraft Falls To The Ground

08/24/2016, We had mentioned the Airlander back in 2014 when it made the news for being the largest aircraft. This time, the Airlander 10 is back in your feed because it failed its second test-flight. After 20mn of flight, the 300-feet long aircraft from Hybrid Air...

Road Accident Is First Pokemon-Go Related Death in Japan

08/24/2016, In Tokushima Prefecture (south of Japan), Police forces have confirmed that a road accident that killed a woman was Japan’s first Pokemon-Go related fatality. Another woman was hit during the incident and was badly injured. The two victims are 60 and...

Snapdragon Processors Help Save Resources At San Diego Petco Park

08/24/2016, Qualcomm Intelligent Solutions (QIS) has announced that it has worked with OSIsoft LLC to deploy connected resource-monitoring infrastructure to provide real-time data to the Petco Park (San Diego Padres’ home). Randy McWilliams, a senior director of...

Acronis 2017 Backup App Includes Local Storage

08/23/2016, Acronis has launched Acronis 2017, the latest version of their multi-platform software. The new version includes new features such as user-provided storage, Facebook data backup and improved Network Attached Storage (NAS) support. There are many more...

Honor 8 Handset Targets “The Young At Heart”

08/17/2016, Yesterday, Huawei made it official: the Honor 8 handset is coming to the United States and it will position itself to compete against the Galaxy S series and the iPhone by giving users a great user experience at an affordable price – at least, that’s...

GeForce GTX 1080, 1070, 1060: Three New Pascal Mobile GPUs

08/16/2016, After a highly successful launch of its Pascal architecture on desktop PCs, NVIDIA has announced a salvo of three new GPUs for laptops. The company said that this is the biggest performance leap it has experienced on laptops, and the reason is crystal...

Missing French Woman Found By Pokemon Go Players

08/01/2016, In the small town of Annonay, France (~16000 people), a 60-years old woman was reported as missing to the Police by her husband. Unfortunately, Policemen were not able to find her after searching for a better part of the day.

AMD Radeon Pro SSG Supports 1TB Of Flash Memory On-Board

07/26/2016, AMD has surprised the graphics world with a new GPU sporting M.2 slots to accommodate SSD drives to boost the internal storage capacity to 1TB. This is a highly unusual solution for a simple problem: many workstations have to deal with datasets that go...

Huawei Rising: 2016 H1 Revenues Up 40%

07/26/2016, Huawei continues its impressively rapid progress and posts a first half of the year revenue growth of 40% (to ~$36.6B). Last year at the same period, the revenue growth was 30%, so the pace has accelerated, and Huawei said that it is “confident” that...