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Optimus Prime update

A week ago, I posted about the U.S. soldier who legally changed his name to “Optimus Prime” — the commander of the Transformers! Today I noticed that his wife dropped by the comment boards here at Collision Detection to say hello and offer some more information about him. (Click here to check out her comments.)

I have now decided that this guy has the coolest email address on the planet.

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I'm Clive Thompson, the author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better (Penguin Press). You can order the book now at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Powells, Indiebound, or through your local bookstore! I'm also a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Wired magazine. Email is here or ping me via the antiquated form of AOL IM (pomeranian99).

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