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Why do so many people on SE:Aviation have to do something with programming?

Historically the stack exchange network started as a trilogy of sites around coding, server admin, and other compiuter-related topics. As the network grew, I guess IT people gravitated towards the ...
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Why don't more people fill out the "about me" section?

I was thinking of filling out my profile to read "Doctorate in Aeronautics, MIT, 1999. 40,000+ hours 747 & 787. I trained Chuck Yeager and without me the B-2 wouldn't even be kind of stealthy." ...
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Why doesn't "be nice" apply to everyone?

The be nice policy does apply to everyone. I believe religion and superstition should be kept away from a factual site related to Aviation. It is orthogonal to our subject matter. Please flag ...
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Why don't more people fill out the "about me" section?

A shiny fake internet badge is clearly not sufficient motivation. We should begin offering real badgers in the future. Note: as far as I'm aware stack has no plans to ship badgers. If badgers are ...
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Why do so many people on SE:Aviation have to do something with programming?

I work in a small company of around 35 people with 11 programmers. Of those 11 programmers, 3 are pilots,myself included, so way above the statistical average. All of the pilots I've known also enjoy ...
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Why do so many people on SE:Aviation have to do something with programming?

I am late to answer this one, but can think of a number of reasons for this: Aviation and programming are both technical fields, so I would expect to see some crossover here. The same types of people ...
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Why don't more people fill out the "about me" section?

I have filled out my 'about me' and claimed my Autobiographer badge. I just didn't put any actual text in there. SE isn't a social network; it's not really about the people. If the credentials of a ...
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Why do so many people on SE:Aviation have to do something with programming?

I think a few of us actually work developing avionics. I find Aviation.SE a good place to expand my exposure to the industry and address aviation software specific questions.
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Why don't more people fill out the "about me" section?

I'm ashamed to admit how inexperienced a pilot I am compared to others here, so I just put a picture of me flying and let you figure out the rest...
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Why don't more people fill out the "about me" section?

Why do I have to fill out my “about me” section?
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Why don't more people fill out the "about me" section?

For me it is just pure laziness. I have no license to display but i like airplane a lot. So reading this site daily gives me peace of mind and no need to fill about me section
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