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

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Sockpuppeting on Ontology?

Proposal: Ontology Blockchain There's something strange going on with this proposal: the numbers are all wrong. Comparing it to three other proposals with mostly outside traffic: Tezos, iota, and ...
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Create a stack-website in the same theme but different language

Is it allowed to propose the creation of a StackEx site that focuses on an existing theme (here I am thinking of IT security) but in a different language?
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Where to post questions about math software?

Proposal: Graphing Calculator 3D My proposal above has gained over 200 committers but seems to be a long way until it can gather sufficient people with 200+ reputation. Meanwhile there are Graphing ...
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STEEM key usage for the blockchain?

Proposal: Steem What are keys really used for and what are the differences between private and public keys?
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PSA: Please don't ask Steem questions on Area 51 Discussion Zone, but wait until the site reaches beta

Proposal: Steem First of all, for visitors who are new to Area 51 and Stack Exchange, welcome! Now, some of you might have noticed the "★ discuss this proposal" link below the proposal description ...
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how does steemit wallet is going to work

Proposal: Steem why is importan to have the wallet separated from the social site?
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How do developers plan to integrate opt-in advertisements on Steem?

Proposal: Steem I would like to know how developers would like to integrate opt-in advertisements on the Steem blockchain. Opt-in ads are one that users seek out for themselves to earn a reward. This ...
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Is joining Steemit.com free? If not, how much does it cost?

For a new user who wants to post content and get paid, how much money does it take to get started? Proposal: Steem
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In what category should I propose Marketing & Advertisement?

I want to add "Marketing & Advertisement" as a proposal. Problem is, that there are a lot of different use cases and questions for this subject for example: Questions about Marketing strategies ...
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Possible name change

Proposal: Ontology Might I suggest a name change? To most people, ontology means something very different from what this proposal is about.
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Steps to Commit and import reputations from other accounts

Proposal: Graphing Calculator 3D Today I realized that Area51 cannot import your reputation from your other Stack Exchange accounts unless you "sign up" in Area51 (clicking on Commit button and ...
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What to do if a proposal attracts down voted example questions?

Proposal: Web Data I have followed some proposals and specifically web-data seems to attract example questions, which end up down voted and even closed. Sorting by new reveals the rate at which this ...
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Stack site for AWS (Amazon Web Services)?

I have been thinking that AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a massive technology and maybe deserves its own site. I want to start a discussion to see if we should just let AWS be discussed in Stack sites ...
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Would a Developer Relations stackexchange site be allowed?

Developer relations is ill defined, and different between different organisations. There's no playbook, and people come into the role from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience. There are ...
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Tezos has growing communities in Korea, Japan, and China. How do we help them to participate in our english language stackexchange?

Proposal: Tezos Tezos community is growing all over the world. Do we know if the various non-english communities are building their own Q&A resources? We should both make sure that they have a ...
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New followers not showing up!

It appears that new followers (as of today) are not showing up in the proposed forum below. I received email from 3 people with the following nicknames that claim they signed up and followed: AM1966 ...
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Would a proposal about designing programming languages be a duplicate and/or off-topic?

I was thinking of a proposal for designing programming languages, but I am not sure whether it is a duplicate of an already existing proposal/beta site/SE site or if it is off-topic for a Q&A ...
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Would a proposal about esoteric programming languages be a duplicate?

When I asked a question about the programming language "Simplefunge" on StackOverflow, it received 15 views and no answers, even when I put a bounty on it. Then, it struck me that Stack Overflow may ...
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Enter the Void Linux distribution

Void Linux is not a 'just works out of the box' type distro, so what about a Q&A site for users of the Void Linux distro? From the official website: Void Linux is a general purpose operating ...
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Could we integrate existing questions from the old answers.semanticweb.com if the Web Data proposal gets through?

Proposal: Web Data There are a lot of helpful questions still relevant for todays semantic web stuff from the old semanticweb.com Q&A site. A while ago I created a dump of all questions and ...
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Why were these questions closed in Defintion?

I have spent four long months building up the Hashgraph proposal. I have been active in their Telegram and Discord channels, tweeted and retweeted about it, posted on their official website, and have ...
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Should Web Data be enlarged to cover all W3C and perhaps even IETF standards?

Proposal: Web Data I find it really difficult to work out how big a community should be. StackOverflow covers all languages yet most experts are experts in a very few tags and languages that appear ...
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What gap is the web-data proposal filling given we already have OpenData?

The OpenData SE site is for: Open Data Stack Exchange is a Q&A site for developers, researchers, and anyone else interested in open data. and based on its definition of what is on-topic there ...
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When is it helpful have a specialised area? (in this case Web Data)

Proposal: Web Data A simple search on a number of keywords relating to Web Data reveals a high number of questions already asked on that topic on Stack Exchange. One meta question seems to ...
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Should Semantic Web proposal be renamed to Web Data?

Proposal: Semantic Web There is a lot of research on semantic web technologies in academia, deployment by buisiness, open source libraries, etc... So that term is well know. At the same time the W3C ...
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Would this cover anything outside of what Graphic Design already covers?

Proposal: Animation Would this cover anything outside of what Graphic Design (GD) already covers? Or is it just trying to be a more specific site than GD?
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What is the most relevant stack for GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo…) questions?

Is there a stack that encompasses GNSS (e.g. GPS) technologies. I see: GIS, Electrical Engineering, Space Exploration, Ham Radio, possibly other... are related, but it's difficult to imagine ...
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Are questions asking how to do something on-topic?

Proposal: Animation On Stack Overflow, asking how to do something without an exact problem is considered off-topic and will be downvoted and/or closed very quickly. This proposal has quite a few ...
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how to increase visibilty of this proposal

Proposal: Tezos I suggest we ensure that we ensure that during each tezos meetup and tezos training sessions the proposal is advertised to people. stack exchange is a more effective way to persist ...
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Is there truly no way to get around the “No shopping” rule?

I frequently find myself searching tens of hours for products with certain specifications. In many cases, I have to order and return several products due to insufficient manufacturer information; in ...
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Would a NEW community based on this [current tag] be welcomed?

I'm certain StackOverflow is the only place where Git questions would end up on this network. I would like to propose the creation of a new site: Git.SE, where questions regarding implementing, using ...
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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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“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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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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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?