26 votes
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Rushed proposals and Community Moderation

I agree this is a major problem when it happens — but it does have a solution pending, sort of. I've designed a "circuit breaker" which addresses this exact issue; unfortunately, I don't think ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
18 votes
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How should I participate in the Bioacoustics Stack Exchange Proposal?

For the COMMIT Stage, we are gathering our community members who will help out Beta site get off the ground! It is important that our community learns how the Stack Exchange platform works-- and so ...
Shannon's user avatar
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14 votes

How should I participate in the Bioacoustics Stack Exchange Proposal?

The purpose of the DEFINE stage is to identify which questions are ON TOPIC and which questions are OFF TOPIC for our future site. Each person has 5 up votes for Good Questions, and they can also ...
Shannon's user avatar
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3 votes
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Do Stack Overflows in different languages need to go through the definition phase?

The issue is moot. We are not currently accepting proposals for non-English sites — See Internationalization 'State of the Stack'. But each phase also measures if there is enough interest and support ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
2 votes

What is IoT (Internet of Things)

The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) was first used in 1999 by British technology pioneer Kevin Ashton to describe a system in which objects in the physical world could be connected to the Internet by ...
Abhishek T.'s user avatar
1 vote

What benefits will Scratch.SE provide to the Scratch community above and beyond the official Scratch forum?

What is the advantage of a SE over a traditional forum? SE's are more easily searchable, common questions are more easily resolved, and the best answers are shown before all the other answers. Using ...
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1 vote

Do Stack Overflows in different languages need to go through the definition phase?

No, it's a bad idea If there aren't enough people using the language, then it wouldn't be a thriving and therefore useful site. This is why it goes through the regular phases of becoming a site--to ...
Conor O'Brien's user avatar

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