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How is this different from WorldBuilding?

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) WorldBuilding deals with these type of questions, how will this site differentiate from WorldBuilding?
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Natural Farming techniques are on-topic at Gardening & Landscaping

Proposal: Natural Farming This seems like a duplicate of Gardening & Landscaping. Although they focus on small-scale gardens (not industrial farming), it seems that's what this proposal is ...
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Why and how you should support this proposal

Proposal: Computational Neuroscience Background StackOverflow is a popular Q&A website where software developers can efficiently find answers to technical questions. The best answers are voted ...
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Enough difference between “Renewable Energy” and “Sustainable Living”?

I recently proposed the Renewable Energy (RE) Stack Exchange as a place for questions focused on (oddly enough) renewable energy. I've since had a few people ask what the difference is between RE ...
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Anthropology.SE: Scope

Proposal: Anthropology To determine the (initial) scope of the site, we should consider which topics would be accepted, and which ones would either be too broad or belong to a different site. ...
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Anthropology.SE: Biological anthropology or biology?

Proposal: Anthropology RELATED QUESTION I asked in biology.SE: http://meta.biology.stackexchange.com/questions/3291/scope-differences-between-biology-and-biological-anthropology The ...
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Welcome to the Anthropology.SE proposal!

Proposal: Anthropology Going through the Science sites, I realised there is no Anthropology.SE (yet!). These are some related ones, though. I think it's impossible NOT to have some overlapping, so ...
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Is it acceptable to use questions from existing sites as example questions?

Proposal: Math Review One of areas for which this proposal is intended, is to discuss possible typos/errors mathematical texts. Several questions of this type (or closely related) can be found on ...
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Searching for collaborators in Science Exchange

Proposal: Science Exchange I think the idea behind this site is really nice. Would it be out-of-scope to submit a draft technical report and ask if anyone is interested studying on that topic with ...
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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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Visualization is completely on-topic in CV and DataScience SE

Proposal: Visualization This site would just dilute traffic from both the sites, as the topic visualization is on-topic in both of them.
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Why is Geography Science?

Proposal: Geography Geography is science, but why? shouldn't it be culture, or something?
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Would the focus of this be technical, theological or both?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Personally I would prefer mainly technical. It seems that a few of the questions involve semi theological, and somewhat subjective questions.
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What about Robotics?

It seems Artificial Intelligence is on-topic at Robotics SE. The central problems (or goals) of Artificial Intelligence research include reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, communication, ...
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how do you advertise your proposal?

Proposal: Math Review This proposal has been receiving much attention. With only 840 times of viewing, it has received 61 followers compared to my proposal which has been viewed 2731 times but only ...
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This would dilute traffic from CS and the DataScience sites

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence This proposal massively overlaps with the scopes of DataScience and ComputerScience. One is in beta and the other recently graduated. So, all it does is just ...
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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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Isn't biophysics on-topic at Physics Stack Exchange? Wouldn't it divide the audience?

Proposal: Biophysics So, why do we need another SE site to deal with Biophysics? What is the need to do that? Biophysics is on-topic at Physics Stack Exchange; this is the link to the tag: ...
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Basic introduction & scope/areas of the site (Description)

Proposal: Agricultural Science and Agronomy Note: Text from wikipedia is quoted with some modification Basic Introduction and areas/fields with which this topic deals with. Agriculture is the ...
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where on topic in this forum

My question under Unified classical theory of modern physics is closed due to being assessed as off-topic. Quote : "If you have a good, useful question in mind, but aren't completely sure that it's ...
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Community Ads on Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Academia.SE

Proposal: Crystallography I've added Crystallography.SE proposal to Community Promotion Ads on a few sites: Biology Chemistry Physics Academia If you are active on these sites, go upvote it. It ...
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Advertisements for 2015

Proposal: Science Educators I advertise this proposal on: Academia Physics Math Biology Go spam them ;)
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What's the intended scope of crystallography.SE?

Proposal: Crystallography I was wondering what the intended scope of the site is, i.e. would sample preparation, complementary techniques (e.g. SAXS, H/D-exchange mass spec) or other structure ...
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Numerical methods a duplicate of computational science

Proposal: Numerical Methods Proposal: Computational science Is numerical methods a duplicate of computational science, which is in beta here: http://scicomp.stackexchange.com/ ?
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Recommendations for example crystallography questions

Proposal: Crystallography A number of the current questions proposed to help define the scope of this proposal would be closed fairly rapidly if they were asked on a real stack exchange site. So in ...
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Mechanism to flag/tag protein, small mol, powder, neutron etc flavours of crystallography?

Proposal: Crystallography Some of the example questions are ambiguous and easy to misjudge because the intended audience is not clear. For instance, "how to add angle restraints" and "where to find ...
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Writing StackExchange: College Student Edition

Proposal: Science Exchange This seems like a pretty good idea. It would be like the Writing StackExchange. The only problems I see is that Stack Exchange is a question and answer site, not a peer ...
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Are there any questions that would be on topic on crystallography.se, that are considered off-topic on other science sites?

Proposal: Crystallography The questions in the list are only titles and so far no-one can judge the actual quality of these question. While there might be a few that I would consider off-topic on ...
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Why a separate site for crystallography?

Proposal: Crystallography Stack Exchange already has relevant questions on several sites: biology (tag xray-crystallography), chemistry (tags x-ray-diffraction and crystal-structure), physics (tag ...
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Bring together those who learn and those who teach?

Proposal: Self-directed learning It could have huge benefits to have people who make material for self study purposes as well as those who use them in the same community. It would better blur the ...
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How do I propose a site on this site? [duplicate]

I can't figure it out. I looked through the faq and couldn't find any information of how to propose a site. Please help I have a couple of good ideas I want to propose.
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What We Need from New Followers of Image Processing and Computer Vision

Proposal: ** Image Processing and Computer Vision ** New followers of Image Processing and Computer Vision, we need you to assist our proposal to move forward. What we need from you is: Join us ...
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Which site would be most suitable for rhetorics subjects?

I have a series of question I would like to ask related to rhetorics, debating and general techniques for persuasion. They range from quickly identifying logical fallacies to rhetorical semantics to ...
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How can I promote a proposal that I'm not really part of?

I just created the Forensic Sciences proposal. I created it because I had a couple of questions about forensic sciences, but didn't see a good SE site for it. But, I'm only passively interested in ...
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Which law questions go on the forensic sciences site?

I just created my first proposal: Forensic Sciences Given the existence of a Law SE site, and given that forensic sciences include the discussion of legal matters (eg. admissibility of certain ...
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Do I have permission to advertise this proposal in other Stack Exchange sites?

Proposal: Geomatics and Remote Sensing I've been thinking about advertising this definition in other Stack Exchange sites like: Geographical Information Systems Cross Validated Earth Sciences ...
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Maybe it's better to aggregate this proposal with GIS.SE

Proposal: Geomatics and Remote Sensing Regarding this discussion, I have an idea for my proposal. I think it will be better if we aggregate this with Geographic Information Systems and name the ...
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An errata database is a perfect combination to Math Review

Proposal: Math Review If after one settles the questions concerning a possible typo and after having a hard times reading an obscure passage, one should be encoraged to publish the typo on a ...
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Proposal: Math Review - Isn't math.stackexchange.com close enough?

What do you think about this proposal? Isn't http://math.stackexchange.com/ close enough? Proposal: Math Review
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Alternative: Set up our own Discourse site

Scott Chamberlain and I were discussing this on Twitter and Scott suggested setting up a Discourse site which we'd have full control over. There are more details in a gist Scott wrote which you can ...
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What's the purpose of the site?

Proposal: Open Science Having seen the first startup of Open Science, I was kind of disappointed. I didn't see much for quality in questions, nor answers. However, what has really confused me the ...
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Alternative: migrate to academia.stackexchange.com?

An alternative way for our community may be not to wait for another "define-commit-private beta iteration", but to use increase the visibility of Open Science agenda at Academia Stack Exchange site. ...
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The second start up: What can we do better?

Proposal: Open Science This is the second startup for an Open Science site: I'm here to ask, what elements went wrong, and what can we do to improve, or make sure that they don't repeat themselves in ...
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Science Books a duplicate of Writers?

Proposal: Science Books We already have Writers.SE, which ought to help with most aspects of writing, including those of writing science-related books. And most questions about the science about one ...
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How does this differ from physics.se?

Proposal: physical theories It looks to me like everything on-topic for this proposed site would be on-topic for physics.stackexchange.com -- except for the "discussion" bit, which is off-topic ...
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Why do we need a separate image processing site?

Proposal: ** Image Processing and Computer Vision** Signal processing already caterers for image processing and computer vision and it doesn't get much traffic.
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Biostars already exists and appears to be somewhat successful

Proposal: Bioinformatics I would like to see a rationale for a Bioinformatics Stack Exchange site in a world where Biostars already exists. I'm not saying it is therefore a bad idea, but there have ...
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Is there a site dedicated to heart health and diseases?

Is there a site for discussing health issues and diseases related to heart? Heart diseases are one of the most important cause of morbidity and mortality. I think there should be a site dedicated to ...
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How are are we to distinguish between Open Science and some of the related fields that may already have sites?

Proposal: Open Science Preamble Science can refer to several topics listed in other Stack Exchange sites. There are a few questions pointing to similarities between (for example) Open Data, however ...
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Add “Image Processing” to the Name - Image Processing and Computer Vision

Proposal: Computer Vision Could you make the name of the proposal - Image Processing and Computer Vision? It would be great and will bring more people. The 2 fields have a lot in common, mainly the ...