Bill Gates proves he’s Bill Gates ... to Reddit’s satisfaction

Microsoft chairman the latest to conduct a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)

As I type, Bill Gates is conducting an "Ask Me Anything" session with the Reddit community, where interview subjects - not all of whom are famous or identified by name -- are routinely required to provide forum moderators with proof that they are indeed who they claim to be. This is the picture Gates provided ... and it's priceless:

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I'm going to guess that the Reddit alien figure in the background was placed there by the photographer.

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(Update: The top-rated Redditor comment is also priceless: "It looks like you're answering an AMA? Would you like help?")

(Update 2: My Network World colleague Brandon Butler reports here on what Gates actually had to say.)

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