This Week's Sun Microsystems Internet Radio Shows Feature the Media Grid and Immersive Education Initiative; Next Generation Social Networking Communities; Nerdcore Hip Hop and Video Game Culture

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The weekly programs from Sun Microsystems Internet Radio shows will feature industry experts answering questions about the media grid and immersive education, next generation social networking communities, and hip hop and video game culture.

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This week's Innovation Insider show features Aaron Walsh, Director of the Media Grid and Immersive Education Initiative, who will discuss media grid, immersive education and Project Wonderland. The Shift Radio show features Brogan Keane, CEO of Fuego Nation, who will discuss how he has taken social networking to the next level through next generation, 3D-like web interfaces, on Tuesday, July 22, 9-10 a.m. PST, and MC Frontalot, the true mastermind behind nerdcore hip-hop (aka. geeksta rap) on Friday, July 25, 9-10 a.m. PST.

About Sun Microsystems Radio Shows:

Innovation Insider is a show on from Sun Microsystems that features discussions with industry innovators on a variety of topics.

Shift Radio is a show on from Sun Microsystems that features discussions about the latest in tech gadgets, interviews from leaders in the video game and rich media industries and cut ups with revolving guests hosts and live callers.


-- Innovation Insider: -- Guest: Aaron Walsh, 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. PST, Thursday, July 24 -- Shift Radio: -- Guest: Brogan Keane, 9-10 a.m. PST, Tuesday, July 22 -- Guest: MC Frontalot, 9-10 a.m. PST, Friday, July 25 How to Listen to the Live Shows:

--   Innovation Insider: Visit, dial in number for questions: (646) 478-3261.

Note: If you would like to submit a question for consideration in advance of the program, please send to by Wednesday, July 23.

-- Shift Radio: Visit, dial in number for questions: (347) 539-5008.

Note: If you would like to submit a question for consideration in advance of the July 25 show, please send to by Thursday, July 24.

  Podcasts will be posted here after every show:

About the Guest Speakers:


  Aaron E. Walsh is Director of the Grid Institute, a Boston-based research and development company, founded in 2005, specifically to standardize, build and maintain the Media Grid. In 2006, he received the Teaching with New Media (TWIN) award for his work on the Media Grid and Immersive Education, and in 2007 he was named one of the forty most innovative people in the Information Technology (IT) industry by Computerworld.


Brogan Keane is the founder & CEO of Fuego Nation. Brogan Keane formerly served as VP of Brand Business Development for Air Media, Inc in SF. There, he was responsible for developing international content and licensing deals with media and entertainment conglomerates. Prior to Air Media, Brogan was an executive leader at Electronic Arts in Redwood Shores, CA.


MC Frontalot, is a San Francisco hip hop musician and self-proclaimed "world's 579th greatest rapper." He is best known in nerdcore hip hop and video game culture, for naming the nerdcore subgenre, and performing at Penny Arcade's annual Expo.

Upcoming Guests:

Look here for information on upcoming guests: -- Innovation Insider show:

-- Shift Radio:

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at

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