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Is there potential overlap for this proposal?

Proposal: Wildlife Stack Exchange has sites for: Biology: http://biology.stackexchange.com/ Earth Science: http://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ Pets: http://pets.stackexchange.com/ Outdoors: ...
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So how many social science proposals have you seen come and go?

I've been lurking Area 51 for quite some time and this is probably the 6th attempt at a Social Science/Sociology/Anthropology/Criminal Justice/Archeology Stack Exchange. To reiterate my points made ...
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Can proposals move forward if the requirement meets in other SE sites?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Since AI tag has so many highly voted questions in SO, why is this proposal still needs 5 more topics with votes above 10 in area 51? All the men are still in SO, ...
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Combine with Teaching Proposal

Proposal: Self-directed learning Why not combine the self-directed learning proposal with the teaching proposal in area 51 http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/96401/teaching ? Self-directed ...
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Combine with self-direct learning [duplicate]

Proposal: Teaching Why not combine the teaching proposal with the self-directed learning proposal in area 51 http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/89874/self-directed-learning ? Self-directed ...
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Error in description of EA proposal

Proposal: Effective Altruism "Proposed Q&A site for donators and impact evaluation professionals to discuss scientific evidence on the most effective ways to improve the world." Should ...
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Questions on voting systems welcome at Economics SE

Proposal: Voting Systems I like the proposal and followed it. Still I thought it might be useful to note that questions about voting systems (or at least voting theory) would most likely be welcome ...
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Are cognitive enhancers on-topic?

I've created recently Smart Drugs proposal, but this potentially sounds like a broader approach. Can smart drugs and cognitive enhancers (e.g. nootropics) be on-topic for Nutrition proposal? ...
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Can/should Effective Altruism SE be morally agnostic?

Proposal: Effective Altruism In an attempt to keep things simple and to have catchy slogan, the description of this SE reads : "Proposed Q&A site for donators and impact evaluation professionals ...
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Change name of 'Mathematics golf' to 'Mathematical contests'?

Proposal: Mathematics golf Following a discussion here (on Mathematics SE meta), I think it would be appropriate to change the title of this proposal to 'Mathematical contests' or something similar ...
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Possible overlap of Empirical Research proposal with Cross Validated site

Proposal: Empirical Research Is all of this already covered sufficiently by the Cross Validated site? Until I checked its tags, I wasn’t aware that survey and experiment design would be on topic ...
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Using Stack Exchange for Survey or Opinion?

Would it be possible to adapt the software powering Stack Overflow for other purposes beyond the tradition Q&A? For example, to run a survey site for public opinion polls where the asker of a ...
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Is this on-topic at health?

Proposal: Nutrition Is this proposal on-topic at health: see the nutrition tag there.
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On-topic at both Mathematics SE and Philosophy

Proposal: Logic I'm just saying it is. Unless your referring to "common" sense, which surprisingly isn't so common, and may be opinionated.
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Duplicate of Academia?

Proposal: Teaching Can this be considered a duplicate of Academia.se?
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RfC sent to what-if.xkcd.com

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) Questions sent along to what-if: A little over a week ago I sent the following message along to the contact address one can find at what-if. I'll post any reply I ...
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TEFL Job Questions

Proposal: Teaching A question has been proposed by @John Slegers (is Tagging appropriate etiquette to keep someone in the loop; this is not intended to "accuse" or "shame"..) regarding the risks of ...
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Should there be a conspiracy Q&A?

The link to my proposal : Conspiracy I'm proposing a Q&A community that focuses exclusively on : generally accepted historical conspiracies, like the assassination of Julius Caesar or the ...
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Can we post requests for expiramentation, or particapation in open sciences

Proposal: Open Science Will this Q&A allow users to ask for testing? As part of open sciences, or any science, experimentation, and or observations are necessary. Non-open sciences use the peer ...
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Possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Ornithology This is the third or fourth proposal about birds now. As I've pretty much said to all of them, bird watching is already on topic in The Great Outdoors Tags: bird-watching(16 ...
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Isn't AI on-topic on Computer Science?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The posts under the topics: machine learning, artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, natural language processing are on-topic on Computer Science. So, ...
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Is “ornithology” too narrow?

Proposal: Ornithology It looks like proposals like this one, such as ichthyology and the old bird watching proposal, haven't gotten enough support to launch. Perhaps a zoology/animals site would do ...
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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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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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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 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, philosophical or both?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Personally I would prefer mainly technical. It seems that a few of the questions involve semi philosophical, 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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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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Advertisements for 2015

Proposal: Science Educators I advertise this proposal on: Academia Physics Math Biology Go spam them ;)
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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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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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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. ...