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

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Pervasive(Ubiquitous) Computing Site

I think it worth having a new site about pervasive(ubiquitous) computing. Is this area covered by any other existing site? If yes, would you introduce it? And if not, what's your idea about such a ...
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Alternative name & domain / nombre y dominio alternativo

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish The xx.stackoverflow.com naming scheme makes sense, but I also like d12odepila.stackexchange.com [desbordamiento de pila]. The use of the abbreviation refers to ...
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A lot of translation work can be done using Google Translate [closed]

You know, Spanish is relatively simple language, and Google Translate is quite good at English->Spanish translation. Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish
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Unfair commitment score

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) Hi, I don't think that "53/100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site" is fair, we have many people who would like to use any stack Q&A site but ...
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Change Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) proposal description

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) I'm suggestting a minor change to the Portuguese version of the proposal description, from this: Proposta de site de perguntas e respostas para ...
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Is there any part of this proposal that is not already on-topic on User Experience?

Proposal: Gamification Gamification is on-topic on topic on User Experience and pretty much all of the answerable/constructive example questions would be perfectly on topic on User Experience (while ...
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ExpressionEngine name - trademark issues?

Proposal: ExpressionEngine Has anyone discussed this proposal with EllisLab? (other than the couple of employees who have committed to this proposal) I'm not sure what the standard procedure is for ...
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Computer Hardware & Networking Q&A site

I tried to find the Stack Exchange site for discussing computer hardware and networking related issues, but I couldn't! I think that's because there's no such site! I believe it will be really ...
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Should Non-Questions be allowed? [closed]

Proposal: Repurpose Hacking Should this group allow posting for non-questions? Just a documentation of how one built something cool without asking for suggestions or have a question? Something ...
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Which stackexchange is a question about a web-app to store company information be appropriate for?

Which StackExchange would be appropriate for asking about a recommendation for a small-company-wide system for storing, passwords, contacts, urls, and shared calendars (that might be accessed by a ...
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Vota por las preguntas de ejemplo que tengan menos de 10 votos netos - Vote for the example questions with less than 10 net votes

Lo que nos falta al día de hoy para completar la fase de definición son votos por las preguntas de ejemplo que aún tienen menos de 10 votos netos. Puedes escoger entre las que ya están propuestas, y ...
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Lee las Preguntas Frecuentes de Area51 en Español - Read the Area51 FAQ in Spanish

Estimado visitante: ¡Gracias por tu interés en la propuesta! Visita Area51 – Preguntas Frecuentes (FAQ), donde encontrarás información en tu idioma sobre el funcionamiento de Area51 y de la red ...
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Get active on other SE sites so we don't lag behind in high rep committers?

Proposal: ExpressionEngine Looks like this is going to need many more of us (including me) to increase our reputation scores on one of many SE sites. Feel free to post suggestions on where to get ...
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Green energy on StackExchange?

Is there a place on StackExchange to ask questions about Green (and renewable) Energy? Like there are: Solar Photo Voltaic panels Solar collectors Wind mills Storing cold/warmth in the earth Winning ...
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Restarting the E-books proposal: a rallying cry

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers Sadly, the original e-books proposal failed to gain enough momentum during the commitment phase and (as per policy) was closed because it was over two years old. ...
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Will Robotics have to wait for the International Stackexchanges to Launch?

Proposal: Robotics I'm aware that this question has been asked before about other sites, but I was wondering if circumstances were different at the moment. I can see that there are several ...
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Am I missing the giant link to start a new proposal?

Where do I start a new proposal? I am a pretty adept PC user and develop software of my own, so this is not funny! :) Please help.
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Why were the announcements removed?

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish I was about to write a question about why Robert Cartaino replaced the announcments on this proposal with the message, and then I found this discussion on the ...
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Robotics-related software questions should be robotics or in stackoverflow?

Proposal: Robotics This is a grey area I would like to be clarified a bit more. For example, a robotics software working in real-time, probably uses RTAI. Now if you have a question related to RTAI ...
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How to link SE accounts to help commitment score?

Proposal: Robotics I committed, but my commitment shows that I only have 151 Total Rep. So I didn't raise the commitment score since the proposal only needs 200+ Rep users to proceed. I registered ...
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How you can help this proposal

Proposal: Robotics We are doing very well, but we still need to find another lots more committers with 200+ rep before this moves on to the next stage, private beta. If you are new to the ...
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Commitment score doesn't reflect my commitment to Stack Overflow (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) The "committers with 200+ rep on any other site" score was at 94/100 before I committed and hasn't changed since I committed, and I have 200+ on several sites,...
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Is it appropriate to have a code-providing site that uses the CC license when the Creative Commons suggests not licensing code under their license?

Proposal: Code commissions From the Creative Commons FAQ: Can I apply a Creative Commons license to software? We do not recommend it. Creative Commons licenses should not be used for ...
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Which type of Blender user is this site trying to cater to?

Proposal: Blender Should the Blender SE site be targeted towards Blender users or developers or both?
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Right to left language support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are we going to tackle the problem caused by BIDI languages? The existence of non-English sites like this would definitely require right to left support for displaying ...
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Criteria for closing two year old proposals

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) As this proposal gets dangerously close to the two year mark, I'm wondering what would happen to it if we don't reach 100% by november 05. I've seen other ...
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Why should Tridion Developers still support the Tridion Forum?

Proposal: Tridion I have pretty much ignored the Tridion Forum for a while now, since all the questions can be answered on StackOverflow because of the type of Tridion developers who actively use ...
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Why does SDL Tridion need its own Stack Exchange site?

Proposal: Tridion There is currently a very active and growing Tridion Community, but not one that really uses the current Stack Overflow site. On the last try only 30 posts come up with a search for ...
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Windows 8 App Development

There are many developers around seeking for development tools and guidance. The one place could be enough to get them all.
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Can proposal “Microsoft” be closed?

I recently viewed the Microsoft site proposal on area51.stackexchange sites my opinions were two if the question related to microsoft software products we can ask at superuser.se if the question ...
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Could the moderators please do research or give an explaination?

I understand the need to remove duplicate proposals. But do the moderators do research when they say that it is a duplicate of another. I have been looking over this for a few hours today becasue mine ...
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Area 51 unpredicatble today?

Proposal: Tridion Even when I am logged in, the site redirects me to login again while voting up. Also I was uncommitted from the proposal automatically. I can see the commitments going down to 214 ...
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Please help this proposal get to 100% Commitment

Proposal: Robotics Our biggest hurdle to achieving 100% Commitment is the very few number of committers who have no reputation on any other Stackexchange site. If you have never used any of the ...
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Activity on other StackExchange sites

It seems that the current most prohibitive figure is the number of people with activity on other SE sites. Not sure if advertisement on SO is allowed, but one sure method would be for people to get an ...
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Is pervasive computing a subset of robotics?

Proposal: Robotics I want to know if the pervasive(ubiquitous) computing area is covered in robotics or not? Can we ask any question about pervasive computing here? I've recently opened a proposal ...
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Age restriction kills this proposal?

Proposal: Raspberry Pi I wonder whether the 13-year-old lower age limit on Stack Exchange doesn't mean that this proposal is not viable? The Raspberry Pi being aimed primarily at school children. ...
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Is not the name “Everyware” a better name?

Proposal: Pervasive Computing There are different names. Why use this strange one?
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Open source version of careers.stackoverflow

As a reaction of this question, I wanted to propose a site similar to careers.stackoverflow, but for creating, recruiting and contributing to open-source projects. To be clear, this is not a ...
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does proposal to open websites with matured content welcome here?

i like to make a proposal for an site "sex games & toys" which can deal with adult games which revolve around the world since its an growing field and there were many users whom don't know where ...
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Merge Telecommunications with Broadcast and Media Technologies?

I think Broadcast and Media Technologies fits within the scope of Telecommunications. What do you think? Proposal: Telecommunications
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Merge with Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does MATLAB need a separate site? Proposal: MATLAB How is this not a duplicate of the MATLAB programming tags in Stack Overflow, Code Review SE and Programmers SE?
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'How to Hire', where providers inform seekers of best practices.

I recently proposed How To Hire to Area51. I would love some feed back. The idea of professionals informing service seekers seemed valuable and inspired the proposal. Just wanted to see if others felt ...
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Am I missing “Network” site?

I'm searching a StackExchange site where I can read about general network questions, like: Windows/Linux Networks; Hardware Routers, Switches, Gateways, another network hardware; Network patterns, ...
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Is Human-Robot Interaction within the scope of a general Robotics proposal?

Proposal: Robotics I'm working in Human-Robot Interaction and would very much like to see the Robotics proposal incorporate this area as well. Currently, proposed questions are very technical in ...
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Can we send this out on robotics-worldwide Digest?

Proposal: Robotics I was thinking that if we could send out an invite on robotics-worldwide Digest it would reach a lot of people fast. I'm not sure if this is an appropriate use of the mailing list, ...
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Are (framework, library, …) questions part of the proposal?

Proposal: Robotics I've added a question that is specific to my framework of choice (Rock), with the intent to know whether questions that are specific to a specific framework (Rock, ROS, ...) or to ...
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Web developers allowed?

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish Is this site just for Microsoft Windows related questions? I haven't seen so many web development questions.
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Is this really the proposed name of the forum? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does this proposal need the “Theoretical and Applied” distinctions? Proposal: Theoretical and Applied Robotics You mentioned in a previous answer that "the name ...
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Should “Software Development (in Portuguese)” be renamed to “Stack Overflow (in Portuguese)”?

Proposal: Software Development (in Portuguese) From a branding perspective, wouldn't it be better if this proposal were called "Stack Overflow (in Portuguese)" like most of the proposals mentioned ...
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Conflict with programmers.stackexchange?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation I think that this proposal is going to conflict with programmers.stackexchange. How exactly will this proposal be substantially different ...