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

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What's wrong with EE?

Proposal: Arduino What's wrong with the Electrical Engineering site? Arduino is supported there.
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Will this also be for Arduino variants like Netduino, Panda?

Proposal: Arduino Maybe it's a good idea to also discuss the variants of Arduino like Netduino, Panda, Gadgeteer and others.
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Number of questions for qualifying in commit stage

In most sites, it is requested to have 10 questions with score 10+ (apart from followers) to move to commit stage. Today I saw that 40 questions are required to cross. Whereas, available questions ...
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Computational Logic

How about creating a Computational Logic stack exchange site? It would involve the theory of using mathematical logic in computer science and in formal methods (yes, another name suggestion): theorem ...
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Will digital preservation take into account also rare type formats?

For example, I dumped some stuff I had created in an old Hardvard Graphics 15 years ago, the program that worked under MSDOS, if I would have kept it I would had some trouble with finding something ...
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How or can I delete a proposal and start over again?

I have a typo in my proposal title which is set in the proposal/site URL. I can change/edit the title of my proposal/site name but that doesnt change the site URL. Can I change the site URL? If not ...
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So few votes needed

Proposal: Big Data This proposal has enought people on it, and even have some questions with more than 15 votes. And just need few votes to move to the next phase... If just some of the downvoters ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
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DITA - Do we need a site for just this?

Proposal: DITA DITA is, for all intents and purposes, an XML file format that has a particular series of tools built around it. It's mainly used as a markup language for documents, with an ...
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Broader list of topics I see the Space Exploration proposal fitting/ extra sample questions

Proposal: Space Exploration and Technology Here is a broad list of what I would consider to be on topic for this site. I welcome commentary to improving this list. Planning through end of life for ...
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How to get this site to beta

Proposal: Space Exploration and Technology Right now, we are looking pretty solid for a proposal in the commitment phase. By the books, we need the following to get started: 112 more commiters, of ...
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Proposal: Why don't we have a mobile.stackexchange.com? for android developers and ios alike?

We have an apple one, but there are a lot of mobile developers that develop cross-platform - why not have a stackexchange devoted entirely to mobile development ios and android? There are so many ...
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Duplicate of Electronics and Stack Overflow

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design is a duplicate of Stack Overflow and Electronics. Why does it need its own site?
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How can we make the new proposal better for the reboot?

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing The original proposal had a number of problems, but mostly the slow progression to commitment and beta left the proposal with too few active supporters. With the ...
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What will be different this time?

Proposal: Machine Learning It seems that there was already a machine learning Q&A site on this platform and that it didn't work too well. It was merged with CrossValidated, the stats Q&A site....
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Want to help get the SDL Tridion proposal to Beta stage?

If you have committed to the SDL Tridion proposal on Area 51 of the Stack Exchange website, and are interested in receiving occasional updates on the initiative, please enter your email address at the ...
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Is open-data duplicating the effort of the “data” proposal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does the scope of “data” include social aspects of open data - e.g. the risks to privacy, social benefits, advocacy I'm asked if this is a duplicate of the data proposal. So, ...
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When does the future become off topic?

Proposal: Space Exploration and Technology Proposed Q&A site for spacecraft operators, scientists, engineers, and enthusiasts, to discuss the building, launching, operating, history, and future ...
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How long does this adaptation will take?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) Somebody knows how long will it takes so that those "special characters tag" are created? Wouldn't it be simpler if it was released just as it is, and those ...
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Can language based Stack Overflow proposal regrouped the most popular stack exchange sites (SO, SU, SF…) using tags

There's many stack overflow languages based proposal on area51 Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in Persian) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow in Polish Stack Overflow (in Chinese) ...
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Getting to Beta Phase

Proposal: Tridion What StackExchange sites might help those committed to the Tridion proposal reach the 200 reputation threshold to count towards the beta phase? I'm thinking especially for the ...
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Replace the existing BlenderQA site, or augment?

The BlenderQA site was recently pointed out to me (a Designerly.net site using the Question2Answer system). It appears to have been in operation for 10 months (oldest question is 10 months old), ...
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What will the site domain/subdomain be?

Proposal: Magento Obvisously, magento.stackexchange.com would be ideal, but this site might end up being "big" enough that eBay, Inc. might wish to exercise their trademark rights.
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Preferred type of questions

Proposal: Blender Preface: I am a big fan of the stackexchange network and I would love (and can barely wait) to see a blender specific site on it, as it is in my opinion a better way then the ...
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Is “Interactive Fiction” site needed?

Proposal: Interactive Fiction I believe Writers already welcome most of the sceneplay-side questions of this subject, and the technical side and Gamedev will handle the software side.
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Can we embed video content?

Proposal: Blender I learned blender basics by watching video tutorials, it was much easier to follow the steps while watching a video than reading written instructions in the official documentation. ...
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How is this different than the combination of existing stack exchange sites?

Proposal: Big Data How is "Big Data" distinct from the stats stack exchange? It seems to me like questions of theory could be asked on https://stats.stackexchange.com/ and technical questions could ...
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Should mage+ or other magento fork questions be allowed?

There are probably quite a few magento forks out there, most notably mage+ comes to mind (http://www.mageplus.org). Should we support any of these forks or leave them out as they can deviate from the ...
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Should we edit StackOverflow Magento tag wiki?

Proposal: Magento There is a wiki page with information (description) related to "Magento" tag on StackOverflow. Should we edit that wiki and add some information and link related to this proposal? ...
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Proposed tags; also, we're not out of the woods yet

Proposal: Magento So, we have a lot of work ahead of us to prove that we will be a successful community apart from Stack Overflow. In addition to the public commitment & beta requirements, there ...
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Can this include the making and configuration of the machine itself

Proposal: Digital Fabrication Hi, Can this site include questions about making and configuring DIY milling machines? Like selecting Stepper Motor drivers, Axes configuration etc..?
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Should all Magento Questions be moved from StackOverflow?

There are, right now, a large number of questions on StackOverflow that are perfect candidates for our new StackExchange site. Should, as a mater of policy, all Magento questions on StackOverflow be ...
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For troubleshooting, should we create some type of standard/recommended template for the body of questions?

Proposal: Magento This doesn't really apply to programming-related questions so much. Because this will be such a specific site I feel we can be fairly confident that many of the 'troubleshooting' ...
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Should questions specific to Magento Enterprise Edition be allowed here?

Magento EE is "under lock and key" per-se when it comes to it's source code being generally available, and by that I mean that only those who have purchased licenses for it and/or are employed by a ...
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Why are Magento proposal followers not voting on or asking questions?

Proposal: Magento For anyone following this proposal with >= 1000 rep on Area51 (and can therefore see vote tallies), are there a significant number of downvotes? I'm wondering just how apparent it ...
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Questions and Answers regarding Third Party Extensions vs. Spam

The Magento "ecosystem" is hugely dependent on 3rd party extensions. Some are free, but many are commercial extensions. How do we balance appropraite answers involving third party extensions vs. spam?...
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Shouldn't this and gamafication be linked somehow?

Proposal: Education Technology Shouldn't this and gamafication be linked somehow?
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How Should Programming vs. Configuration vs. Extensions questions be handled?

Given Magento epitomizes TMTOWTDI in a way Larry Wall never intended, how would/should the Magento StackExchange community handle the inevitable arguments about the right way to do something. For ...
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Should Magento Go questions be expressly allowed or disallowed from a Magento SO site?

Proposal: Magento Per Alan Storm's announcement message, should the proposed site include content related to Magento Go?
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'Make Me a Program!' website

Maybe it doesn't fit into stackexchange's policy, so maybe someone could just make their own website to support this instead? Where we have normal people saying 'make me a program!' and beginner/...
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Will questions about rooting e-readers be apropriate?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers Will this kind of questions be accepted?
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Could we ask technical questions about sustainable energy production here?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Would it make sense to ask questions here about the nitty gritty of sustainable/renewable energy production? Like "how would i go about building an efficient wind ...
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Too similar to Server Fault

Proposal: Big Data This seems too similar to server fault. Or am I missing something?
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Is it prudent to expand Digital Fabrication to Fabrication?

Proposal: Digital Fabrication There are lots of fabrication questions that apply to digital fabrication questions as well as non-digital fabrication. As a self-taught owner of a CNC mill, I have had ...
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Is this about classic-command-line-style interactive fiction games?

Proposal: Interactive Fiction Is this site going to be about gaming writing or just for a specific genre of games?
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Proposed name change for “Virtualization and Cloud Computing”

Proposal: Virtualization and Cloud Computing I wish to propose the site "Virtualization and Cloud Computing" should cover all the Server/Cloud/Networking/Virtualization related questions from all the ...
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I'm concerned this is going to become another fanboy proposal

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Related question: Closed AI project Presently there's a lot of "What if ?" as well as "What are the books" or "Where do I start?" type questions. I ...
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Windows RT Proposal vs SuperUser

Proposal: Microsoft Windows RT SuperUser.SE has declared RT questions off topic and SO is for programming questions. We need a site for questions related to WinRT tablets. Which closed questions ...
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Big Data is not reasonably scoped

Proposal: Big Data is not reasonably scoped While I like the idea of having a community centered around Big Data I believe this is not a good fit to the StackExchange model in its current state and ...
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Error “The OVF package requires unsupported hardware” while deploying OVF file to my vCenter [closed]

Proposal: VMware Virtualization The OVF package requires unsupported hardware .Please help on this issue

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