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Hi, I'm N2e. I've been contributing to Wikipedia since 2004 but did not arrange to obtain a Wiki user ID until March of 2006. I never took the time to write a User Page until July 2008).

I have formal education in economics, engineering, organizational behavior, software engineering, information technology and management, and hold degrees in the first two. I have made my living in technology product development for many years, and I also teach an occasional economics course at a small liberal arts college while pursuing my day job of developing awesome software technology. I currently live in the western region of the United States.

About making Wikipedia a better encyclopedia[edit]

This I believe...

"I really want to encourage a much stronger culture which says: it is better to have no information, than to have information like this, with no sources. Any editor who removes such things, and refuses to allow it back without an actual and appropriate source, should be the recipient of a barnstar."
--Jimbo Wales, 19 July 2006
  • "The freedom to read and learn what you wish, without being spied upon, is a fundamental human right which is core to everything that we do and everything that we stand for." --Jimbo Wales. 15 January 2014

Areas of interest[edit]

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What I've been up to[edit]

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Pending or current Wikipedia projects[edit]

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ N2e, March 2010 (this is very far out of date, as of late 2014...)

  • Take a look at the New product development article: the current (Dec 2014) instance is overly focused on merely the marketing and sales conceptualization of NPD. Need to get the equally-applicable parallel technical side of development better represented, dealing with requirements --> design --> build prototypes and write software --> validate and test --> release side on the map, as it is quite underrepresented in that article.
WikiProject Spaceflight and Astronomy/Astrophysics links[edit]

The NASA "CURIOSITY" ROVER has spent 2205 Sols (2265 days) on Planet Mars – as of October 19, 2018.
Weather on MarsTemperature ConverterUS Flag on Mars"Martians Found?".

ASTRONOMERS have discovered 3,851 extrasolar planets (in 2,871 planetary systems and 636 multiple-planetary systems) – as of October 1, 2018.

The emerging place of Wikipedia[edit]

WIKIPEDIA – The 5th Most Popular Site On The Internet, With Over 7 billion potential viewers, was launched on January 15, 2001 and has been freely available worldwide for 17 years, 9 months and 4 daysWikipedia has 46,154,798 total articles (5,737,312 in English) (28,726 *BEST* articles) (Top1000) and has 34,755,044 editors (133,274 active; 1,202 Administrators) – as of October 19, 2018.

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