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

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A Community Promotion Ad might help boost the commitment level of the Retrocomputing proposal

Proposal: Retrocomputing Has anyone considered doing a Community Promotion Ad for this group? The commitments have been steadily increasing to about 150, but this has slowing down lately. ...
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Isn't Stackexchange for these kinds of questions and answers?

Proposal: Deep Web The way I see it, stackexchange is a way to get answers to things that you cannot simply google search. Is there something different about this proposal, like finding entire ...
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What is the definition of “Deep Web” in the context of the “Deep Web” proposal?

Proposal: Deep Web The definition of "Deep Web" according to Wikipedia is: The Deep Web, also called the Deep Net, Invisible Web, or Hidden Web, is the portion of content on the World Wide Web ...
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Why yet another trial at an AI project?

A quick search on Area51 shows already two closed AI proposals, one 4 years ago, and one last year. Both were focusing on the technological aspects, and they may have come too early. In 2015, we can ...
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What about biggish iron?

Proposal: Retro Computing The proposal only mentions micros. But retro computing is also about minis and big iron mainframes. Would it be acceptable to include all retro computing enthusiasts?
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intel DPDK Next generation of Networking [duplicate]

Intel DPDK is Driver and Development Kit for 10 gig and 40 gig and 100 gig Network packet processing . It has just PDF documentation and there is No place to ask questions and get Answer . It would ...
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Closed Captioning [duplicate]

I have been very appreciative of some of the communities on SE. In particular, Workplace and StackOverflow. I would like to start a community for closed captioning. Specifically for the technology ...
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PSA: No need to vote on questions over 10 votes - let's stay focused on the requirement

Proposal: Retro Computing Folks, let's vote in a smarter way, there is absolutely no need for a question to have 17 votes (as of now the top-voted one). As long as it has 10 that's enough. Save your ...
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Do you want to try again?

Proposal: Home Automation [closed] Do you want to reanimate Home Automation? It was a wonderful proposal, just some more users and support needed. Does creating Home Automation again make sense?
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Ethereum questions are welcome on Bitcoin.Stackexchange

Proposal: Ethereum Hey folks, I see that your proposal is gaining quite some speed, and wish you best of luck! However, I was wondering, whether you are aware that questions about all ...
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Something smells fishy

Proposal: Ethereum This proposal has exactly 100 users, many who joined very recently, who only follow this proposal and have no associated Stack Overflow accounts. Nearly a quarter joined in the ...
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More Voting! More Questions! More Sharing!

thanks for jumping on board this so quickly! Keep sharing the love and we'll get this sucker through to a beta site in no time (i.e. < 12 months)... then the benefits of the thing will really start ...
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Excel Stack Exchange

Proposal: Excel I have suggested a stack exchange for Excel Q+A's. I've asked several about VBA and Excel and they often tend to go down like a lead balloon on the stack exchanges I would ask (Stack ...
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What do you think about an Arch Linux site?

I was thinking about creating a proposal on an Arch Linux Stack Exchange site. Since Arch has lots of users and is in the top DistroWatch.com Linux Distributions, I think it would be awesome. Many ...
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The last 10 yards ( 10 more commitments needed )

Proposal: 3D Printing With now just 6 more commitments needed to bring this site to beta it is looking like we are going to make it; with that being said, we are going to need to start spreading the ...
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Why was the “StackExchange in German” proposal deleted? [duplicate]

There was enough commitment and last I checked it SO was waiting for the translation. So what happened?
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How can we advertise this site to people who own 3D printers

Proposal: 3D Printing How can we get this site out to other 3D Printers? There are many groups out there already. I doubt they would be too happy if we tried to take away their users by advertising ...
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General Discussion About *Ask Mint*

Proposal: Ask Mint A note to the moderators: PLEASE do not mark this proposal as a duplicate of Unix & Linux! An e-mail has been sent to Linux Mint regarding this proposal. Several proposals ...
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Deep Web Stack and Tor Stack overlap

A Stack Exchange site for Tor (https://tor.stackexchange.com/) exists. Could that site and this one not be merged, since they overlap greatly? Proposal: Deep Web
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Why proposal deleted within 2 days? (Also Deleting vs Closing decision) [duplicate]

Proposal: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Why this proposal is deleted within just two days? There were probably 3 follower and 3 example questions. I want to know why proposals are directly ...
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What topics could this also include?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I created this topic primarily for 3D Printing, however Rapid Prototyping is becoming much more feasible in home, and there is a lot of other at-home ...
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YouTube questions are on-topic at Web Applications

Proposal: YouTube There are 753 questions tagged YouTube at Web Applications. Why would there need to be a separate site?
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StackOverflow brings together millions of programmers in a collective effort. Why partition it into mutually exclusive areas of overlapping info?

StackOverflow in other languages ​​is a redundancy detrimental to the global community of programmers. A great deal of effort in the design of stackoverflow is put into detecting and eliminating ...
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es.stackoverflow.com is a working site, why this proposal isn't in beta status?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Spanish) So, this is my question. Maybe it has a technical reason, that the language support somehow avoided a 100% area51-based site creation process?
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How is any new SE site designed should the community be involved ?

Whenever a new SE Site is ready to be launched is there any process of design sharing with the community,can the people the in SE site be involved for such type of event to design the colors icons and ...
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Are recommendations of 3D printers and 3D printing software allowed

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Are opinion based questions, like "What is a good free CAD software for 3d printing that supports Linux?" Be allowed. This kind of question may make more ...
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English Language Learners [in Japanese]

Proposed Q&A site for English in Japanese. https://ell.stackexchange.com/ is English. I want to ask in Japanese.
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Highly related to Embedded systems proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things There is an existing proposal for an Embedded Systems site that is already in the commitment phase right now. And if you look at the top questions on that proposal, the ...
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How do you reach out to and eductate new users?

This question arise in context of Broadcast And Media Technologies, but it shares such a fate with many other proposals. Broadcast and Media Technologies - is a very specialized industry where ...
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What is the definition of “hardware” in the scope of the Hardware Recommendations Proposal

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Hardware in the title of this proposal is a very vague term. While this may be intentionally vague, most of the example questions in the proposal seems to focus on ...
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Suggestions for spreading the word to people that care

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish Beyond the obvious of share to social networks, what are some ways to get people that would already be interested in this proposal to come and support it? (see my ...
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Creation of a new site for remote sensing community

If you agree with what I have written here, comment under this question and tell me whether you will follow if I make a proposal and also give some suggestion for questions of remote sensing that ...
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Is the term best ever viable for use

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Though the term best can lead to discussion in the answers and comments, which can be a bad thing, asking a question about something such as The best $400~ (U.S.) ...
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The “Stack Overflow in Spanish” Project is Underway!

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Work is beginning to create a Stack Overflow site in Spanish! My name is JuanM and I am the community manager who will be responsible for this project. I ...
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Algorithm Optimization O(n)

I am thinking of proposing a data structure and algorithm Q&A group, where users can ask questions related to Data structures and Algorithms and get really space/time optimized solutions. The ...
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Proposal for algorithm site

I am thinking of proposing a "Algorithms" site. I want your suggestion, whether it is a good idea. In algorithm, data-structure is also included. Some may argue that following sites already answer ...
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Breadth of questions

Should all questions be allowed regarding the deep web? There are several things to take into considerations regarding metrics of Q&A regarding the deepweb proposal. Moral/Ethical - there are ...
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What is the best way to measure whether Ethereum is gaining or losing traction? [closed]

Proposal: Ethereum How can we measure whether Ethereum as a technology is "picking up" or slowly losing relevance? - Number of individual accounts? - Number of smart contract? - Overall hashrate?
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How to prevent questions from quickly becoming outdated?

If we were to make a SE on Hardware Recommendations, most of the questions which would end up here will get outdated very quickly. It's possible to also encounter questions such as: Gaming Computer ...
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Duplicate of Embedded Systems that just entered beta

Proposal: Embedded Systems This appears to be a duplicate of the Embedded Systems site that entered private beta about 10 days ago.
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Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?

Proposal: Open Source To some people, there is an important distinction between Free Software and Open Source Software, at a philosophical level. I'm not really interested in having that fight myself,...
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Should computer vision be included under computer graphics?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Computer vision today is about as much algorithms as computer graphics.So is it possible that the computer vision be included under computer graphics?
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Purpose of this site

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Since there is already a site for Software Recommendations, I decided to create this proposal for the Hardware part. I looked the other Stack Exchange sites, and ...
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Is there any site related to Linux mint?

Is there any site related to Linux mint? If not may be we can start a site where any issues related to Linux mint will be fixed.It will cover every thing related to Linux mint.Similar to askubuntu.com....
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Any update about this site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Is there any update about when is the Spanish Stack Overflow site going to launch?
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Asking open ended questions while still complying to SE guidelines

Proposal: Computer Graphics A lot of potentially very interesting questions are closed as subjective or out of topic on Stack Exchange, including some popular "historical" ones. This trend has spawn ...
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Should this site accept tools specific questions?

Is this site only targetting research & development in computer graphics or should it also integrate questions specific to how to use tools like Maya, MotionBuilder, etc? Proposal: Computer ...

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