Hubert Nguyen

hubertnguyen 1308357707 8Hubert 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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Is Apple Pay Safer Than Credit Cards?

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Dell Ultrasharp 27 5K Monitor Hands-On Preview

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Lenovo Thinkpad Helix

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Lenovo Horizon 2S and 2e

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