schliz writes: 'Serious games' are gaining traction in military, business, education and medical applications as Gen X and Y come into power, iTnews reports. While game developers acknowledge a risk of trivialising real world issues (as in the Six Days in Fallujah controversy), intelligently designed 'serious games' could allow complex situations to be presented in a simple way. Cisco, for example, has an amusing online games arcade that prepares networking professionals for CCENT, CCNA, CCNP, CCDP and CCVP certifications.
"I just want to be a good engineer."
-- Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, concluding his keynote speech
at the 1988 AppleFest