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

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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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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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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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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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Duplicate of SuperUser?

Proposal: IT Support looks a lot like what Superuser already is doing.
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Will example question brought to beta site?

firstly sorry if this really of duplicate but I didn't found any through my searching. I would like to ask if the example questions during define phase of a proposal brought to beta site since it has ...
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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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Yugoslav Language

I would like to start a stackoverflow Q&A website in Yugoslav languages: Serbian, Croatian, Bosniak-Montenegrin, Macedonian. We would ease all those who are not proficient in English and it would ...
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Beginners' Code - are you sure its a duplicate?

I noticed that you closed my proposal because you were worried that it was a duplicate. I feel that maybe I didn't explain the idea well enough. I think that it would actually attract traffic to Stack ...
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What is IoT (Internet of Things) [duplicate]

What will be the general definition for IoT in term of Common people to understand? How can they get benefit of this? Proposal: Internet of Things
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How do I get supporters for my Smartphone Q&A?

I've just joined Area 51 because I love to use SE sites, and thought it would be cool to make a meaningful one that isn't there yet. I've already made one about smartphones, but don't know how to gain ...
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What elements of the IoT infrastructure does this cover

Does this proposal cover only the devices (the things) or is it also intended to cover the communications and messaging channels, the (typically cloud) storage/reporting service, and other associated ...
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Can we open proposals to complete the “Trilogy” sites in languages already having StackOverflow?

StackOveflow is doing well in different languages (Russian, Portuguese and Spanish, for example). There are a large user base among these languages and I can see large room to complete the basic ...
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Suggestions and discusions for improvements of all Stack Exchange sites

I cannot find an arena where suggestions can be made and discussed for global changes to the SE system. I strongly believe that the SE system is somewhat flawed and is in desperate need of some ...
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Drawing more attention to this IoT proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things Well, we are in commitment stage. 34% commited. Our overall recruitment is good, but our SE recruitment is unusually low. Internet of Things 34% 69/200 ...
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Can we ask questions on IoT yet?

Proposal: Internet of Things I'm a little unclear on the proposal process. By committing, I'm agreeing to ask or answer 10 questions, but I don't see any way to do this, since the example questions ...
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What is the correct workflow to create a new StackExchange site?

The TYPO3 community wants to gather all questions and answers at one place. As there are already a lot of questions in the general area tagged with TYPO3 there should be enough questions. I tried ...
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How did this proposal advance so fast?

Proposal: Sitecore How did this proposal get all the way through commitment in just a month and a half, when others take almost two years?
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Possible Duplicate of Tor

The Tor StackExchange Site is for discussion of Tor browser and the dark web etc. Since the Tor StackExchange site is for discussion of the darkweb, this would draw users away from it.
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Broaden the scope of Internet of Things

Proposal: Internet of Things As a former Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) PhD student, I would be interested in a Q&A site for researchers and practitioners in HCI (or interaction design, ... or ...
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Abusive closure voting?

Proposal: Internet of Things Am I missing something, or did somebody go through this proposal and vote to close every single proposed question?

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