Oh $#!%. It was 6:55 in the morning and I was in an airport parking lot. I was about to embark on a business trip and had just given my backpack a hard tug and unexpectedly yanked it into my face. I quickly realized it was missing something: my laptop. My stomach hurt. Then I… Read More
Meet Senior PR Manager
Brian joined NVIDIA in 2000 to do PR for the GeForce product line and is currently responsible for notebook GPUs and special projects, including authoring the nTeresting newsletter. He has more than 18 years of experience in high-tech PR. Before joining NVIDIA, he did stints at 3dfx, STB Systems and Diamond Multimedia, among other places.
When not working, Brian can be found roaming the sidelines as a volunteer Pee Wee football coach. He is a fan of music, mixed martial arts and football. As a father of two, he has begrudgingly embraced console gaming and gets beat by both his sons regularly and soundly. He usually blames the controller.
Ultrabooks have been the hot new buzzword around the industry for a while now. But what makes an Ultrabook, well, “ultra?” The answer: NVIDIA GPUs. It goes without saying that an Ultrabook should be ultra-thin and ultra-light. But, clearly, it should also offer up “ultra” performance. That’s simply not available just from the low-voltage CPUs… Read More
Carmack. Sweeney. Cliffy B. Gabe Newell. Will Wright. Shigeru Miyamoto. Cevat Yerli. And even, John Romero. In my 15 years working in the gaming industry these are the game developers whose names have been revered, heralded and extoled. And deservedly so – they are all great minds in gaming. But one guy that never gets… Read More
The other day in the office we were talking about our greatest gaming moments (GGMs), those times when you are in the zone and playing really great. I love to game, I am just not as great as some of the other guys around the office. As a result, my GGMs are few and far between.… Read More
As a long time gamer, and a long time father, my worlds are colliding. It first happened about 7 years ago playing “Sled Storm” on the original PlayStation. I was playing head-to-head with Coleman, my oldest son. I beat him, as I always did, for a few races. Then I left, but he stayed and… Read More
NVIDIA Optimus technology has been a hit, getting accolades for its unique ability to automatically and seamlessly select the right graphics processor for the job, between an NVIDIA discrete GPU or an Intel integrated GPU. It works with GeForce notebook GPUs and the recently announced next generation ION. Here at CeBIT nearly 20 different Optimus… Read More
On Tuesday we announced our new Optimus Technology that intelligently optimizes GPU performance and battery life. If you haven’t had a chance to read about it, just watch this video with Optimus product manager, Matt Wuebbling: And while we know that Optimus is pretty awesome, you don’t have to take our word for it. Check… Read More
There was lots of news at today’s Windows 7 Launch by Microsoft in New York. Something that may have gotten lost in the larger storm was that NVIDIA received a partner award for how the NVIDIA ION chip is changing tiny PCs. By combining an NVIDIA ION GPU with an Atom processor, we are able… Read More
Windows 7 is a great operating system that is exactly what the PC industry needs. But two areas where Windows 7 will make a large impact really get our juices flowing – GPU computing and power gaming.GPU computing uses the massively parallel architecture of the graphics processing unit (GPU) as a computational engine that can… Read More
When I first heard about CyberLink’s MediaShow 5 photo management software, I was really excited – and not just because it uses NVIDIA CUDA technology. For the first time on the PC there’s a quick and easy way to organize and search all of your photos based on who’s in them. Cameras are everywhere in… Read More