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

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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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During definition it may make more sense to use votes to get best coverage, rather than over vote on one question

Proposal: Research Computing What is a good way to get new users to read and understand the SE new proposal voting protocol?
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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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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 ...
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People who are visiting this proposal's page! Please, notice this discussion

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The commitment phase has just started. I've made you familiar with the whole process earlier. You just have two tasks in this phase. Commit to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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AWS only too specific?

Proposal: AWS I feel as though an AWS board would be too specific, while a board focused around Cloud Platforms in general would be better. This would allow it to include discussions from Google's ...
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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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Isn't Qubes OS a subset of Super User?

Proposal: Qubes OS Qubes OS is, according to its website "A reasonably secure operating system". Wouldn't that make it on-topic on Super User? Why do we need a dedicated site for it?
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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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Downvotes without comment

Please, if you downvote, try to provide a reason so we can get a future site hashed out correctly. Proposal: Embedded Systems Programming and Design
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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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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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Would Devops-related SW recommendations be on-topic on DevOps?

Proposal: DevOps One of the reasons for the DevOps proposal is to have a common place for asking a variety of kinds of questions which as a whole wouldn't be on-topic for related sites like ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Have you added five questions? Have you used all five of your upvotes on questions with less than 10 votes?

Proposal: Big Data Why does this proposal have so many followers who haven't voted up questions, and who haven't offered their own questions? Remember, you can add five example questions, to help ...
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How does Monero avoid becoming solely a cryptocurrency for illegal goods and services? [closed]

Proposal: Monero The greatest strength of Monero is its superior privacy technology. That said, how does Monero not become only utilized by those on sites like Silk Road who leverage this privacy ...
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Will this group contribute to the landscape project of DevOps tools by CNCF? [closed]

https://github.com/cncf/landscape Proposal: DevOps
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Dedicated chat-room

I created a dedicated chat-room for this proposal. You are welcome to join it! Proposal: DevOps
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Are microcontroller processors on-topic here?

Proposal: Internet of Things Can people ask things about microcontrollers such as the Cortex-M3? (specifically the CM3, not the external peripherals)

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