your opinion is reasonable, but competition serves to improve more and more :).
Agreed. But the 'karma club' starts to come into play (brigading/upvotings/sockpuppets/'leaders'). It speeds things up & shortens product lifecycle.
This is why followers are hidden rn. Same principles. Though the problem with hiding it is someone with 40yrs experience vs someone with 3 weeks is less clear & the equal platform aspect substantially degrades the quality of the info provided but real experts & inflates nonsense/weak knowledge.
Using your algo on search would surface better code (people) which makes everything better.
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