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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NVIDIA Releases VR Funhouse and Ansel Virtual Camera

07/14/2016, Last week, the word was out the VR Funhouse, a game created by NVIDIA would make its way to Steam, for free. It is officially out now. VR Funhouse is a compilation of relatively simple, but fun, games. The app was demonstrated to a (relatively) small...

Galaxy S7 Outsells iPhone 6S in The USA

07/13/2016, Not so long ago, Apple has experienced its first iPhone decline of sales and had to slow down production. That was attributed (rightly) to a change in market dynamics because the phone market has matured. However, new market data from Kantar Worldpanel...

Samsung Unpacked 2016 Galaxy Note 7 Launch Event Invites Sent

07/12/2016, Aug 02 2016 is the date that Galaxy Note 7 fans users have been waiting for. On that day, Samsung will hold the 7 Unpacked 2016 event in New York to officially launch the phone series that started the large-display phone revolution.

Doom With Vulkan API Aims For Higher Performance

07/11/2016, Bethesda has officially announced that Doom can now be rendered with the Vulkan graphics API (what is Vulkan?), in addition to the regular OpenGL option. Vulkan is an open source high-performance graphics API that was designed specifically to cater to...

Facebook Messenger Gets Secret Conversations

07/08/2016, Facebook just announced that its FB Messenger app now supports “secret conversations” as a beta program. It means that messages will be encrypted from device-to-device, also called “end to end encryption” or E2EE. This technology aims at...

Microsoft And UW Store 200MB Using DNA Medium

07/08/2016, By successfully writing and reading 200MB of data stored in DNA strands, Microsoft Research and the University of Washington have broken a scientific record. Storing information in DNA structures is interesting because it has a higher data density as...

Galaxy S7 Active Fails Water Immersion Test, Twice

07/08/2016, Consumer reports are making some noise today because its labs said that the Galaxy S7 Active had failed the water immersion test on two different devices. In theory, the Galaxy S7 is rated to survive a dip in 5 feet of water, for 30 minutes (IP68 rating)....

Amazon $10 Discount On First Alexa Prime Day Order

07/08/2016, From today until July 12, Amazon is giving an incentive for Alexa users to use and order something with the Amazon Echo voice-enabled assistant. By asking “Alexa, what are your Prime Day Deals?” users make themselves eligible for a $10 discount on...