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Do we really need another physics site?

Proposal: Layman Physics Isn't Layman Physics just a subset of Physics SE?
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Confused about the calculation of BLOSUM matrix [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics I am trying to understand how the BLOSUM matrix is calculated. I found a very nice tutorial here: http://www.cs.columbia.edu/4761/assignments/assignment1/reference1.pdf ...
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MATLAB vs. R for RNAseq and WXS data [closed]

Proposal: Bioinformatics Hello All, I am just starting out in bioinformatics and have been learning some R to work with RNA-sequencing and Whole Exome DNA sets. I have recently heard a lot of ...
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Why WRF-Chem is not reading my emissions? [closed]

I know that this community is evaluating their scope, but i need help with WRF-Chem, i dont have so much experience, and i have a question. If you find this is not a good question and exclude it, no ...
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Vote to update proposal's name

Following an answer to The description suggests that effective altruism is only about donations suggesting that the focus on "Effective Altruism" may be too narrow, I propose that people post ...
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Vote to update proposal's description

Following The description suggests that effective altruism is only about donations, I propose that people post suggestions for updating the proposals' description as answers. Votes will determine the ...
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Change the name of “Lojban, the logical language”

Other language sites on Stack Exchange follow a similar format with their names: German Language Stack Exchange, Esperanto Language Stack Exchange, Italian Language Stack Exchange, Russian Language ...
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Is someone interested in supporting the creation of a Site for Degrowth?

In reference to the existing Site Sustainable Living, I would like to broaden the topic and thus create a Site for the larger topic of Degrowth. Is someone interested in pursuing this effort?
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Starting new versus joining and supporting existing beta community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling I found a beta community: http://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ It has several questions related to WRF and CMAQ. We may want to search other stack exchange sites to ...
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Air Quality Modeling Community

Proposal: Air Quality Modeling Do we have a plan to reach out to WRF, CAMx and global air quality modeling groups to expand our community of users?
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Does any other side include Landscape Engineering?

Proposal: Architecture & Home design I feel like I have seen this scientific branch on a different site but I can't really find it now. Is the Landscape Engineering on topic on any other site?
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Does the “data” in the proposal desciption interfere with opendata.stackexchange?

Proposal: Open Science The current description of the Open Science proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for the "open science" movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination ...
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When did Area 51 go full-on X-Files?

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/107299/paranormal http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/67105/metaphysics http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/69382/new-age http://area51....
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Wildlife is On-Topic at The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Wildlife The Great Outdoors SE has a wildlife tag, and it seems to be a fairly active tag, judging by the current questions
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Would it be helpful to merge efforts with the geography proposal?

Both seem uncertain of reaching weight, and seem to have similar goals and overlaps. I understand many of the top users of each may not be terribly interested in the topics of others, but each may ...
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

I have many questions dealing with Physics, but these questions were considered low quality contributions by Physics SE. I got my account suspended by them for 30 days on Christmas and when I was let ...
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Network-related tags on existing sites

For the purposes of: finding example questions getting an idea of the possible scope of this proposal having questions answered right now arguing that this topic is scattered over too many existing ...
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perhaps a library science page? [duplicate]

I have looked it up and haven't seen anything on the stackexchange network. I believe there should be. As my rep was lowered to below 50, I cannot propose anything.
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We need more questions and more upvotes on this site

Proposal: Complex Networks Somehow the new followers here do not realize that apart from joining the site, it is of great help to ask good example questions and upvote the existing ones. I think new ...
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Is identifying a building on topic and appropriate on Architecture & Home design?

For example when I have a picture of a building and I am curious who was the architect or where it is built. Or I have only a building design (probably also a picture) and I am curious if it was ever ...
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What is the scope argument for a new site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics Bluntly put: why do we need a new site? There are already Computer Science, Computational Science, Crossvalidated, Biology, and Stackoverflow. I imagine that every ...
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The description suggests that effective altruism is only about donations

Proposal: Effective Altruism The description currently says "Proposed Q&A site for donors and impact evaluation professionals to discuss scientific evidence on the most effective ways to improve ...
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Does Architecture & Home design also cover architectural history?

Proposal: Architecture & Home design Is this site supposed to only cover practical questions about designing and constructing buildings or shall it also cover historical analysis of architecture ...
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What is difference between “Lojban, the logical language” and “Lojban language”

Proposal: Lojban, the logical language What is difference between Lojban, the logical language and Lojban language?
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Should we include specs of any military equipment?

Proposal: Strategy If we're including military strategy, should we include specs of any military equipment? For example, what are the dimensions of the AK-47, what is it's expected lifetime, it's ...
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Is it allowed to invite people?

I am proposing an area to discuss about GeoGebra software. But I would like to know if is allowed to invite people to follow me. And what about other areas? I am a member in Mathematics, but I would ...
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Difference between complex networks as science of ecosystems rather than a branch of physics portal?

Complex networks can be described as a sub-area of physics and mathematics, where you study how things entangle with each other. After Barabasi and Newman (in my personal point of view) complex ...
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How Detailed Do You Want Your What-If Questions?

Proposal: Speculative Natural Science How detailed do you want your What-If questions on Speculative Natural Science SE? I'm asking because I have many speculative scenarios concerning geography, ...
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Possible subtopic: citizen science

Would citizen science be a subtopic of Open Science or a new site that could be proposed? Proposal: Open Science
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Lojban should be part of Constructed Languages

Proposal: Lojban, the logical language should be part of Constructed Languages Since Lojban is a constructed language, it would be better to bring more support to an existing proposal, especially ...
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Should I propose a site for Natural Language Processing?

The problem with Natural Language Processing is that this topic is currently spread over at least 4 sites of the Network, including Stackoverflow, Data Science, Cross Validated and Linguistics. ...
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Possible Duplicate of Cognitive Science

Proposal: Psychology This site is possibly a duplicate of Cognitive Sciences.
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Prevent “Speculative Science” from being closed like “What If” was

Proposal: Speculative Science Recently in yet another discussion about too broad scope of this topic, I saw moderator's opinion talking that adding science qualification to topic is not enough for ...
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Suggestions and discusions for improvements of all Stack Exchange sites

I cannot find an arena where suggestions can be made and discussed for global changes to the SE system. I strongly believe that the SE system is somewhat flawed and is in desperate need of some ...
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Correct category?

Proposal: Strategy I'm not entirely sure whether this should go under the "science" category, but I am trying to center around the mathematical and scientific study of strategy. Should it stay in ...
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Are eating disorders on topic

Proposal: Nutrition Read the title please.
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Which new questions would speculative science cover?

Proposal: Speculative Science Really, all the existing example questions could go into an existing science stack exchange or into world building, for example: What would happen to human colour ...
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Are social science what-ifs welcome?

Proposal: Speculative Science The current example questions are all related to the physical sciences. Would social science questions be on-topic?
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Would questions from the student's perspective be on topic?

Proposal: Science Educators Would questions from the student's perspective, for example “How should I learn redox reactions?” or “How should I start studying nomenclature?”, be on topic?
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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, and ...
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If this website fails or does not get enough supporters, what backup plans do we have?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence ...Because artificial intelligence does not go away just because this site doesn't attract enough "experts" to sustain existence for longer than a month. It is a ...
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Will machine learning be considered as on-topic?

I know that machine learning is an another section of artificial intelligence. Currently I ask machine learning related doubts in stats.SE but can I ask machine learning related questions like What ...
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There was a previous attempt that did not make it and moved to openscience.uni-bielefeld.de - what would be the advantage of a new attempt here?

There was a previous attempt that did not get enough support. The content was moved to http://openscience.uni-bielefeld.de/ and the community is active there. What would be the advantage to start a ...
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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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How is this not a subcategory of Mathematics?

Proposal: Voting Systems Voting systems are a subcategory of Game Theory - how to implement a good voting system that solves as many problems as possible, and how should voters vote to get what they ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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Planned and Constructed languages are now on topic on the Linguistics SE

I'm one of the current moderators on the Linguistics site. Our related Conlang proposal has been closed sometime ago and it has now been deleted. Considering this, and the lack of an appropriate ...
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Would retrieval algorithms be on-topic?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence By retrieval algorithms I mean like text search, (approximate) nearest neighbor search. Those algorithms are not usually found in the textbooks of AI but it seems to ...
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This seems to be extremely narrow in scope - could these questions fit well on CogSci.SE?

Proposal: Neuroeconomics Cognitive Sciences already has a tag for neurology with 37 questions and neurology is specifically listed as being on topic in their site description. Cognitive Sciences ...
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Would NLP be on-topic here?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I have a few questions about NLP (working with SyntaxNet). SyntaxNet is built on TensorFlow, so I presume questions about it would be on-topic on this site?