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Many people who could be described as experts frequent the site--for example: https://stackoverflow.com/users/588267 Also: the site's 2018 community survey suggested that about half of the users have a bachelor's degree, and about 25% have a master's degree or higher (out of about 94,000 survey responses): https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2018/#developer-profile-educational-attainment The survey also indicates that a large number of users are self-taught, so the site's karma/reputation system also acts as a useful indicator. See More
Many employers consider Stack Overflow reputation to be an authoritative or semi-authoritative source about the quality of a person's coding. Learning Git with Stack Overflow can help with learning Stack Overflow processes and best practices which could help land a programming job once you're ready to start answering questions and really begin racking up enough points to get the prizes. See More