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

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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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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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Are questions about other CryptoNote coins on-topic?

Proposal: Monero As far as I understand it the Bitcoin stackexchange site is open to questions from all coins that are based on Bitcoin's source code. Does this proposal plan to allow questions ...
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Can questions from closed Deep Web can be migrated into soon created I2P?

The Deep Web proposal generated certain amount of questions related to I2P network. Now the site, being in private beta for 2 weeks, is closing down, because it didn't achieve the expected usefulness. ...
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An area for Sagemath software

You may have heard of Sage. It is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL to create a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. Sage ...
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It's on-topic on Deep Web, so please join the private beta

I'd like to highlight that I2P network is on-topic at Deep Web and it's already in private beta at: http://deepweb.stackexchange.com/ To access the site just go to the proposal page and follow the ...
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Thoughts on a Minecraft SE site

I'm quite new to posting on SE sites, with only a question or maybe two on Stack Overflow before, but I'd like to get into being around more and being part of the community. A lot of what I do is to ...
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Site needs a clearer definition

Proposal: Internet of things This proposal is lacking momentum from good questions. Part of the problem is that there is no scope described in the proposal other than the magic buzzword of the year. ...
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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 don't SO sites have a separate beta interface for every language in beta?

Yeah, why? I have seen SO betas (e.g. ESSO (EsStackOverflow.SE)), but they haven't got any differences from normal sites (e.g. SO (StackOverflow.SE)) other than logos/icons/language. Why does this ...
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Educational programming Q&A (“homework”)

I don't love the eternal question "Is this homework? We don't use the answer but we need to know whether or not it is homework." Why can't we have a Q&A site for educational programming where ...
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Should the “Home Automation” proposal be enveloped by IoT?

Proposal: Internet of things A large portion of the "internet of things" is made up of connected home automation devices. While it's been closed, the Home Automation proposal got relatively far in ...
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Can a closed beta be revived again?

Proposal: Electronic Gadgets I noticed a meta question on the main SE site asking for the appropriate SE site to ask their question that is related to mobile phones. The user that answered this ...
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Can us contribute to the stackoverflow localization with our mother language?

As I knew at a minutes ago, That our community in progressing to the internationalization "state of the stack", can us contribute with our mother language ? or our community have chosen any translator ...
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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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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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Is “Programming Languages” a duplicate of “StackOverflow” and/or “Programmers”?

Would you agree that Programming Languages a duplicate of StackOverflow and/or Programmers?
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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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Define Internet of Things

I feel like there is a slight mixup in some of the sample questions that Internet of Things requires internet connection. I'd like to kick off a discussion of what other people think Internet of ...
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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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Is this proposed Q&A site for home video game consoles also?

Proposal: Retro Computing
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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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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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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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Place to ask generic electronic hardware questions?

Is there a place in the StackExchange network for questions on any hardware related issues? It seems the answer is no, but please correct me if I'm missing something. For example, StackOverflow is ...
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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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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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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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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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Isn't DevOps a duplicate of Server Fault?

Development Operations is a broad topic and I believe it is already covered in Server Fault, Stack Overflow, and Programmers. What is it about this topic that is not already covered by the sites ...
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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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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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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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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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How do we help visitors to ask their question on an appropriate SE site, while implementing a welcoming and benevolent attitude?

Proposal: DevOps DevOps themes sit at the meeting point of many disciplines, and we can foresee that a DevOps Q&A site is likely to attract a lot of questions which could also be good fits on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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