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The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.

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Stack Overflow is not a good site for beginners

Proposal: Beginning Programmers StackOverflow is not a good site for beginner programmers. It is very hostile to beginners and this has been documented multiple times both in StackOverflow comments ...
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Should the scope be expanded?

Proposal: Graphing Calculator 3D It might be a lot easier to gain traction if other brands of graphing calculators are on topic, e.g. TI products. Should the scope of this proposal be expanded to ...
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Product Management Q&A Site

I am proposing to start a product management Q&A site. Any product company is driven by a product management department with product managers. Today, you do have User Experience site which is all ...
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Creating a site about MediaWiki and/or wiki in general

Working with a custom wiki based on MediaWiki, in the last year I had toubles to find the right home or question about it. Sometime I had to post on StackOverflow, sometime on SuperUser and finally ...
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What is the scope of the Dynamics 365 proposal?

What is the proposed scope for the Dynamics 365 proposal?
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“Formal Math” - Do you allow sites that don't follow the usual Stack Exchange protocols?

Following discussion with trusted colleagues I am thinking about setting up a site for working on formalized mathematics. To quote John Harrison: It is generally accepted that in principle it’s ...
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Don't we need the seperate community for Ionic? [duplicate]

Don't we need the separate community for Ionic? Ionic is the biggest Hybrid app development framework. It should have its separate community to discuss the problems in the app development in Ionic ...
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What's the point of down-voting example questions?

I'm not sure I understand why questions should be able to be down-voted. Isn't lack of up-voting sufficient? For a proposal in definition, it just seems perverse. A down-vote merely delays ...
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Why are some frameworks marked as duplicates while others are allowed to be thier own site?

Yesterday, I tried to create the "Laravel" site and it got flagged as a duplicate. But yet there are other frameworks such as "Wordpress" & "Drupal" who got their own SE site. So what is the ...
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Be sure to sign up and add/upvote questions

A reminder: This is a proposal right now. It's not a live forum yet. in order for this proposal to move forward, we need (as of 6/6 at 12:22EDT) 28 more example questions to be upvoted 10 or more ...
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Does this mainframe proposal cover architectural decisions and administration?

Proposal: Mainframes Mainframes do not exist "alone" (as opposed to desktop systems, embedded solutions and other all-in-one boxes), but rely on a solid infrastructure available on-site, such as ...
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Does this mainframe proposal cover both Z hardware and software or just software?

Proposal: Mainframes If the proposal includes hardware, does it include emulators (e.g. zPDT, Hercules), or is it restricted to 'real' hardware?
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Scope of mainframes proposal?

Proposal: Mainframes Is this proposal specific to the mainframes descended from the IBM System/360, or does it also include architectures from other vendors or no longer in use? I favor the proposal ...
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Monero, Litecoin, other cryptocurrencies… Should be merged with Bitcoin SE

There are many proposals for cryptocurrencies, such as Monero. The point is, theres already a Bitcoin SE. Shouldn’t the other cryptocurrencies be combined? By the way, there are hundreds and hundreds ...
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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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How to help users get the minimal rep points

Proposal: eosio Getting users with high rep is not that easy.
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Is there a Community about RHEL/CentOS/Fedora? [closed]

There is a Community Ask Ubuntu And Elementary OS. Is there a Community about RHEL/CentOS/Fedora? In the past I asked question about Fedora/CentOS/RHEL on Unix&Linux Community. But when I read ...
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Do we need our own StackExchange or can we live within StackOverflow as a tag?

Proposal: eosio I already see questions posted in StackOverflow where there is already an eos tag. Are we duplicating efforts?
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Is it possible to create another language site with English interface [duplicate]

I know that is not allowed to create new languages for interfaces, but can we create another language stackoverflow site with English interface? So, all Q/A in another language, but interface is in ...
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I'd like to propose a site for holology, antique grandfather clocks, and the restoration of these masterpieces [duplicate]

I took a few pictures of a grandfather clock at a bank branch, and I'd like to upload some pictures in hopes someone might recognise it. However, I can't seem to find the appropriate site to ask. Here'...
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Are closely related topics (quantum communication, simulation, cryptography, etc) going to be on-topic here?

Proposal: Quantum Computing There are many areas of quantum information that are closely related to quantum computing. A few that come to mind are quantum simulation, quantum communication, quantum ...
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Would any member from the Scratch Administration Support this site

If we were to create this site would anyone from the Scratch Team such as modorators like Paddle2See be part of this site. Is that something that we can easily ask them to do or not?
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What happens to votes by users on closed questions?

Proposal: Quantum Computing I was just wondering what happens when a question is closed by a moderator as too broad or a duplicate etc, say the question has a bunch of votes. Are those votes returned ...
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IMO Quantum Computing should be a topic in the existing Computer Science stack exchange site

There are already Computer Science and Theoretical Computer Science sites that should cover Quantum Computing topics. There's no reason to needlessly multiply stack exchange sites. Proposal: Quantum ...
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Duplicate of SuperUser?

Proposal: IT Support looks a lot like what Superuser already is doing.
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unvoted questions

Proposal: Quantum Computing Recent questions are getting little or no upvotes... I am wondering whether this is because no one with remaining votes (i.e. they used up their 5 votes) looks at the ...
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When will the proposal Augur enter the beta stage?

Proposal: Augur It's been two weeks since the proposal has gotten the maximum number of commitments. How long again do the we have to wait for the beta?
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Why is the quantum computing description in the proposals as it is currently written?

Proposal: Quantum Computing I would highly recommend that the description be changed. Quantum computing is mainly a theoretical and experimental research field at the moment. There are no users of ...
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Would it be appropriate to create a proposal for a narrowly defined technology?

A company called Parallax, Inc (I am not affiliated with them) makes an electronic product named the "Propeller" or more formally, "P8X32A". It is a microcontroller and is aimed at electronics ...
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Why this 3rd-party WordPress plugin site closed?

Why this proposal closed and this is still open and even on the phase of commitment? Either both should stay or both should closed. Proposal: Divi Builder
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Stack Overflow (in Polish) [duplicate]

I'm sure there is strong Polish community on SE and other pages. Maybe we start with SO as there is most question about coding and other issue. Not everyone speaks and writes perfect in English. For ...
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What benefits will Scratch.SE provide to the Scratch community above and beyond the official Scratch forum?

Proposal: Scratch Scratch already has a forum at its home site, here. What additional benefits would the existence of Scratch Stack Exchange provide to the Scratch community, that would more than ...
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Why it should be re-opened

Why this should be re-opened. Minecraft, is currently spread across three different stack exchange sites: Arqade, Game Dev, and Stack Overflow. Because of this, I believe that it should get its own ...
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Will the Google proposal also include issues with Google products?

Proposal: Google Will the Google proposal also include issues with Google products? Example: If Gmail is experiencing issues in the webapp some day, would it be on-topic to ask if it is a server ...
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How is this different from existing stack exchange sites?

How is this proposal different from existing stack exchange sites, particulary StackOverflow, but also sites like Cross Validated and Signal Processing? The Area 51 FAQ explicitly states that sites ...
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What questions will be on-topic at Google?

Proposal: Google Earlier this year, there had been a question asking "What will be the main contents of 'Google'?". From this, we got an answer coming to the conclusion that Google does not have a ...
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Is ERP too specific?

Proposal: ERP software Should this proposal be a little more generic and be for "Platform Development/Admin"? For example, Dynamics 365 is more accurately a combination of a CRM and 2 different ERPs. ...
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What questions should be on topic for Quantum Computing?

Proposal: Quantum Computing This is taken (with minor edits) from an old discussion post I had for the Quantum Computers proposal after it closed and before it was deleted; the question links are ...
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This site should be Renamed to Alphabet

Proposal: Google In my opinion, This site should be renamed to Alphabet, see here, Alphabets became the parent of google and Former Google CEO, Larry Page become CEO of Alphabet. So the Parent brand ...
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DevOps Site Description- too narrow?

Proposal: DevOps The description of the DevOps StackExchange site is currently this: Proposed Q&A site for software Engineers working on automated testing, continuous delivery, service ...
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Should the scope of this Stack include other prediction markets like Gnosis and Hivemind?

Proposal: Augur There are at least 2 other blockchain based prediction markets currently in development Gnosis and Hivemind and more will likely follow. Should they be viewed as on topic for the ...
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Operating Systems Development

My proposal for creating a hobby OS Dev SE was closed as a duplicate of computer science SE. While I certainly don't agree with that, what should I expect to happen for proposing the same site but ...
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Users With 200+ Reputation For Commitment Phase [duplicate]

I have started a proposal and it is going well. However, once we get to the commitment phase we will not have 100 users with 200+ reputation on other sites. This is because most of the users are new ...
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Logout Bug When Clicking on Discussion

If a user only has an area 51 account, and clicks on discussion it logs them out, when they login again and click on discussion it does the same thing. It becomes an endless circle. So far I have it ...
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R&D Automitive Electrics Electronics (EE)

I would love to create a question answer site, like StackOverflow, that deals with the subjects from the electrics and electronis in the automotive R&D sector (car infotainment, function ...
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Automtive Elektrik Elektronik [duplicate]

Ich würde gerne eine deutschsprachige Frage-Antwort-Seite, analog zu Stackoverflow, kreieren, die sich mit Themen aus der EE im automotiven Bereich (Infotainment, Funktionsentwicklung, ...) ...
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Why use this website instead of SO?

Proposal: MATLAB Why would I post my question on this website instead of on stackoverflow, using the matlab tag? I think that the community on SO is big enough to answer questions, and that matlab ...
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How can i change the topic of my proposal?

Is there any way to change the topic of my proposal, for example from Technology to Life, or i should to delete it and create it again? Thank you.
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Deep Learning Forum Proposal

I have an idea for a forum for deep learning discussions, somewhat like deeplearning.stackexchange.com. The deep learning class IFT 6266 (Winter 2017) in Montreal has an idea of exchanging academic ...
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Do we discuss here as well the about the good practises on how to build the right mindset/cultural in a organisation?

Often you can see that DevOps is about automation of tasks, measuring services and sharing information, but the right mindset/culture is also very important when it comes to practising DevOps. Are we ...