Questions tagged [technology]

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

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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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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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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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Is it encouraged to repeate questions from the previous private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics
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Design-principles related forum

Do we have or planning a Stackexchange site for design related aspects? Basically where people can discuss how to design a program. Or how to deal with a programming problem at design level. What ...
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“Discussion” quality of answers, and soft-ness of questions

Proposal: Computer Graphics There are a lot of "soft questions" here, and usually the tools on SE sites don't like questions which are open ended, or 90% discussion of different ways and the pros/...
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Are the questions from the first private beta going to be migrated to this one?

Proposal: Embedded Systems We had a private beta before that folded due to lack of participation. The questions from there weren't an insignificant amount, were distributed amongst other SE sites ...
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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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Are hardware reviews on topic?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations I'm a bit late to the party and didn't see this proposal in definition. Are questions like: Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 any good? on topic? Perhaps that's too ...
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Should we have a migration site?

Is it possible that we have a migration website, where users could post questions irrespective of the topic of their questions, and the community would migrate them to the suitable stack exchange ...
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Chat room: We only have until end of July to get to the next stage

Proposal: Computer Graphics Since we only have until end of July to get to the next stage before the Computer Graphics proposal is automatically deleted, I've created a chat room to discuss what ...
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“This proposal needs 6 more questions with a score of 10”

"This proposal needs 6 more questions with a score of 10 or more to move to the next phase." There are some questions rated with a score up to 24. If you voted for them, you can remove your vote ...
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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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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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Title change from Deepweb to Deep Web?

Proposal: Deepweb Shouldn't there be a space inside the proposal name (from Deepweb to Deep Web)? Because this is how it's referred to in scientific publications and over the Internet. For example, ...
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Hasn't the elementary OS proposal already reached its goals?

For what I can see the elementary OS proposal has: more than 200 committers in total (currently 304) 100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site (although it says 98) 100% commitment score Going ...
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Try to change Profile Picture, got redirected to Gravatar.com ?

When I try to Edit, and change the picture of my profile. I get redirected to gravatar.com ! I think there is a problem with AREA51 website.
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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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Because .NET is an ecosystem of related technologies would it benefit from a site?

I am a .NET developer and switch between several languages in the platform. I don't tend to need to know how something is done in C or Java when I'm trying to solve an issue - I need to know how to do ...
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Why does Xamarin need its own Stack Exchange site?

1.StackExchange offers a mature and flexible platform for a community driven Q&A site 2.A community driven site should NOT be under exclusive control of the vendor 3.A community driven site ...
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Why Atomic Coding Isn't Needed

Proposal: Atomic Coding Canonicals and self-answered Q&A can fill the "hole" that is present on Stack Overflow. Good quality edits will also improve the readability of Stack Overflow.
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How does Atomic Coding still fit the Stack Exchange model?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There has been a dispute about whether Atomic Coding still fits the Stack Exchange model. Atomic Coding has already been closed by a mod because it would require "too much ...
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Why Atomic Coding Is Not Stack Overflow

Proposal: Atomic Coding Stack Overflow is a general programming Q&A website reserved for only programming. Atomic Coding is a programming learning Q&A website dedicated to answering ...
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Would this be an appropriate question lifetime structure for Atomic Coding?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There is no question that Stack Overflow gets many "questions" that are some variation on "here, do my homework" or "debug my code" when the problem could be greatly ...
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Will relevant questions of stack overflow be moved here?

Sometimes, I see questions asked on one SE website, and moved to another one because the latter is more relevant to the question. So I was wondering, will existing embedded systems questions of stack ...
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Stack Overflow In Arabic would be awesome, we regret that we can't support it

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) We want Stack Overflow in Arabic. Arabic (much like Persian) is a huge language, and being able to support it would mean being able to help possibly millions of ...
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Overlap with blender

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Will blender questions be on topic here? Or would they be migrated over to blender?
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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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Why there is no separate website for questions regarding Windows?

Why for Linux, OS X already has several separate Stack Exchange site, but still not Windows, although it is the most popular operating system in the world! Analyzing the tags I averaged about 50,000 ...
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A reputation based open source collaboration platform

I'm looking for something that should exist, but that I can't find. It could be implemented using the stackexchange platform probably in relation with the Open source proposal. Stackoverflow ...
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What would this site add to gamedev.net's “Graphics Programming and Theory” forum?

Proposal: Computer Graphics I am a big fan of the cg.stackexchange.com proposal, since I discovered it. I took part (not actively enough, unfortunately) in the first tentative of creating the site. ...
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If launched, will the classification of “Technology” matter?

Proposal: Gamification In response to this question: Why is the gamification proposal under technology? If we launch into private beta, will the technology moniker hinder the growth of the beta? ...
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Qualilty commits

Proposal: Gamification This is a general comment to all individuals who have committed to this proposal, especially those interested in learning more about Gamification Over 1/4 (55 individuals at ...
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On why having a DevOps q&a website would be useful for many

Proposal: DevOps Unfortunately there is currently too much (negative) hype attached to the word devops. But there is also increasing interest into this field, as you can see new proposal are being ...
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Notice: Elementary OS is on-topic on Unix.SE

As part of the process to create new sites, the Community team reviews proposals to make sure they would be good additions to our existing set of sites. One reason we close proposals is when they ...
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Why was this proposal deleted?

I found this proposal was deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/70545/p2p-networking AFAIK there was activity in the last month before its deletion, is there another reason for its ...
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What did we learn from the previous private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Some of you were here for the previous Computer Graphics private beta, which did not succeed. I'd like to see suggestions of what we have learned about how to approach ...
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Is there a planning on CiviCRM stackexchange?

Proposal: CiviCRM 100% complete ! I can't wait - is there a planning ?
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Code Translation Proposal: Example

I would like to post an example of what I think an everyday question with answer would look like in a new SE site I would like to call Code Translation. User knows Perl, but is new to JavaScript: ...
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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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Can we ask for and suggest where to find/buy specific hardware?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Sometimes it can be hard to find specific piece of hardware equipment. This can be due to stock exhaustion, lack of supply to specific regions, etc. Is it okay to ...
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ru.stackoverflow.com is moving, and will launch soon (with a twist!)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) The site is now live! E-mail notifications will be coming shortly, however it's our pleasure to let you know that you can now actively begin participating on ...
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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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Elementary OS is a Linux distro based on Ubuntu, and therefore covered on the SE network already

Proposal: Elementary OS is well-covered on the SE network already. There are over 100 questions on Unix.SE. And 50 on Ask Ubuntu. How would an Elementary OS -specific proposal benefit SE and not ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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vi.SE or vim.SE?

Proposal: Vi and vim I haven't seen this question before: Will it be vi.stackexchange.com or vim.stackexchange.com? I would personally prefer vim since it's the name under which the software is known ...
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Improving the plugin API for vim

Proposal: Vi and vim Could we discuss some of the issues related to the current version of vim, especially the unpleasant parts apropos its plugin API, and how it could be improved? I am aware that ...
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What “international features” are still left to be completed? [duplicate]

The following three proposals Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Stack Overflow (in Russian) Stack Overflow (in Turkish) have had the following message in them for quite a long time already: This launch ...
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Would NeoVim be included?

Proposal: Vi and vim Seems like NeoVim (the engine) would make sense to be included, but what about NeoVim front ends?

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