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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Seagate Backup Plus Portable 4TB USB 3.0 Drive

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Microsoft Edge Web Browser (aka Project Spartan)

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Visual Studio Code: Free Editor For Win+Mac+Linux

04/29/2015, Microsoft has announced Visual Studio Code, a free code editor with integrated debugger and source version control which runs natively on Windows, Mac and Linux (download Code here). It is different from Visual Studio in the sense that it is much lighter...