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Questions tagged [technology]

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

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Is Stack Exchange the best way to grow global grassroots knowledge? (Do folks recommend myPhpFAQ ?) [on hold]

Proposal: Internet in a Box As http://FAQ.IIAB.IO continues to grow (46 questions & answers so far) what is the best way to organically build out Internet-in-a-Box community knowledge for all ...
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Question Building.SE [duplicate]

Many of the SE sites I like I have a time hard staying afloat because I just don't know the formulas, lingo, and my questions are just to low brow I guess. Sites such as Space Exploration, Earth ...
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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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How to help a NEW community get through Commitment

The biggest hurdle to getting a proposal through the "Commitment" phase is signing up enough users with EXPERIENCE in Stack Exchange to launch. We must have at least 100 users with 200+ reputation on ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Why where 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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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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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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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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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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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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Isn't DevOps a duplicate of Server Fault?

Development Operations is a broad topic and I believe it is already covered in Server Fault, Stack Overflow, and Programmers. What is it about this topic that is not already covered by the sites ...
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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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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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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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Apparently this is a duplicate

Proposal: Agile Project Management Yeah, I suggested an Agile site too. I personally believe it's a big enough topic at least trial. But can understand the reluctance to take a huge chunk away from ...
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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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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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“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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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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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 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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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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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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Jolla and SailfishOS [duplicate]

I've noticed that https://together.jolla.com/ is based on StackExchange websites, but is not in the SE network. It would be great if this site would also be a part of SE or if there would be a Q&A ...
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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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crypto blockchain site apart from bitcoin, eg Ethereum

I'm seeing questions on Ethereum being asked in the site "Bitcoin - Beta Q&A site for Bitcoin crypto-currency enthusiasts." It seems sensible to either... a/ rename the Bitcoin site to something ...
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Have you upvoted five great questions that have a score less than 10?

Perhaps those following this TiddlyWiki SE proposal aren't familiar with the Stack Exchange model (a good possibility, looking at sidebar "demographics" of followers to date). There are currently 39 ...
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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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Darknet vs. I2P

Proposals: Darknet, I2P The I2P proposal, proposed two months ago and currently in commitment phase, appears like a natural subset of the Darknet posposal from one month ago which is currently in its ...
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Would an IT routing and switching stackexchange be considered?

There seems to be a bit of a gap in the StackExchange portfolio regarding specifically routing and switching. I know that you can post some routing/switching questions on serverfaults but there does ...
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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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How to promote my Telecommunications Q&A proposal to StackExchange members?

I find it difficult to get people onboard for the Telecommunications Q&A: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/104688/telecommunications The problem is mainly because most of my experts ...
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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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On proposals soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, etc

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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Duplicate of SuperUser?

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