Sun Internet Radio Discusses the Acceptance of Serious Games as Learning Tools

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Sun Microsystems' Chief Gaming Officer talks with Sharon Sloane, president and CEO of WILL Interactive, Inc. Sloane will discuss how games are being used for training the military, and how serious games are increasingly accepted as efficient learning tools. SHIFT Radio is a weekly Sun internet radio program featuring interviews with leaders in the rich media and video gaming industries.

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9-10 a.m. PST, Friday, September 5

How to Listen to the Live Show:

Visit, and dial (347) 539-5008 to ask live questions. To submit questions for on-air discussion prior to the show, send them to by Thursday, September 4.

Podcasts will be posted after every show at:

About the Guest:

Sharon Sloane, president and CEO of WILL Interactive, Inc., is a pioneer and leader in the virtual experience and interactive gaming industry. She has over 25 years of experience producing cutting-edge instructional systems for behavior modification and performance improvement technology. WILL's products are a unique cross between live action feature films and video games, made possible by their Virtual Experience Immersive Learning Simulations (VEILS™), which she helped create and for which she holds the U.S. patent. Sloane entered the game industry by designing the landmark DxTer program for training emergency room physicians in 1986. Since founding WILL in 1994, she and her company's programs have been featured on NBC, CNN and NPR, and in print in Time magazine, the Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Washington Business Journal, Training & Simulation Journal and Government Executive. Under Sloane's leadership WILL's programs have received over 30 awards.

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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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