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Can TI, Atmel, Microchip officially promote StackExchange?

I have been working on Texas Instruments hardware and I feel that despite having a positive question record on the Electrical Engineering site, most of my questions regarding TI hardware go unanswered....
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You can't limit to just FPV and Drones. Other RC disciplines are closely related

Multi-rotors and FPV are very closely associated with other RC flying disciplines and share the same technology and components. It's silly to limit to just quads and quad racing. Proposal: Drones
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Sites soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, collaborations…

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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Name DIscussion

Proposal: Arch Linux Answer with a possible name for this StackExchange community!
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Wrist band to detect low pressure brain fog [closed]

Is there any IOT device that can be used to detect low pressure brain fog?
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how can this proposal be marked as duplicate of Data Science? [duplicate]

Proposal: Big Data programming Data Science: http://datascience.stackexchange.com/ Big Data is agnostic of Data Science.
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What is the difference between this new proposed site and Data Science site?

I am curious why we need another related site when we already have data science. Why we need this site? is there any advantage of using this site? Proposal: Big Data programming
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Windows == Windows?

Proposal: Windows OS Isn't Windows OS a dupe of the closed proposal Microsoft Windows?
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3 years ago, Big data forum failed… Can we try for it again?

I want to start this proposal for BIG Data again. It has been 3 years since the last proposal was stopped and things are going to work very differently now as the tech landscape has changed ...
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This proposal is similar to Artificial Intelligence

Proposal Deep Learning is similar to proposal Artificial Intelligence. What exactly is the difference? Deep Learning is a major part of Artificial Intelligence, so it will be heavily discussed there. ...
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How would you define “specific and specialized” purposes

Proposal: Website recommendations It might well be the case that something which is specialized for one person might be general and trivial for another. How do we plan to resolve this quandary/...
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Retrocomputing covers most of that

"As long as we're perating in legal (and brighter shades of gray area), the questions would be on-topic on Retrocomputing.SE. The rest would probably be againts the StackExchange rules anyway, and ...
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Are pipeline questions explicitly on-topic in “3D Graphics”?

Proposal: 3D Graphics [1] 3d-computer-graphics This proposal currently covers "3D modeling, layout, animation, and 3D rendering" which obviously has direct bearing on the CG, VFX, animation and ...
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Is Computing history a duplicate of Retrocomputing?

There is significant overlap between the beta site Retrocomputing and the Computing history proposal. What should be done about this? Relevant Retrocomputing Meta post. Proposal: Computing history
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Appliances are a fairly broad topic and may need a lot of moderation

Proposal: Appliances I think there's a need for a Q&A site for household appliances, but there's not always a black or white on what an appliance is, or to which extent a question there is ...
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How about this picture for the ad promoting this proposal?

Proposal: Digital Forensics I made this (with my high-end skills in designing!). Would this do? I'm sure someone (almost everyone) can do better!
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Will unregistered followers of this proposal be notified if it enters the commitment phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry I had a quick look on some of the non SE-member followers of this proposal today. And I saw that most of them are unregistered despite having 51 ...
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Is there a better name for this proposal?

Proposal: Folding Folding is just a small part of this world of Grid Computing or Distributed Computing... Probably the largest of which is BOINC. Wouldn't something like "Distributed Computing" make ...
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Why not have a Windows site like our Linux / Unix site.

Proposal: Microsoft Windows Hello Everyone, So I noticed that we have no SE site for Microsoft Windows but yet we have a site for Linux / Unix communities. (http://unix.stackexchange.com/) I thought ...
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I want to propose a website “Gadget Geek” [duplicate]

I want to propose a website "Gadget Geek". There are so many technical websites on Stack Exchange. Why not have a generic geek website which lets us discuss and ask questions about gadgets, technical ...
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Promoting this proposal

Any ideas, suggestions, opinions, remarks, on promoting this proposal to other communities or forums without being down voted (or kicked out)? Proposal: Digital Forensics
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Would this be confused with the Linux shell DASH?

I know having a whole site about DASH (the linux shell) would be very specific, but is this going to be a problem? You might get off-topic questions because of this. Proposal: Dash
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Does KDE really need its own site?

Proposal: KDE The usages of KDE apps seems to be well-covered by Super User's tag, with more than 500 questions. Development under KDE seems to be well-covered by Stack Overflow's tag with more than ...
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How does Monero avoid becoming solely a cryptocurrency for illegal goods and services? [closed]

Proposal: Monero The greatest strength of Monero is its superior privacy technology. That said, how does Monero not become only utilized by those on sites like Silk Road who leverage this privacy ...
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When will be the end of this proposal because of 1 year being in definition phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry As you see in this page, this proposal has been first submitted on August 21th 2015, but the last revision was done on September 9th 2015. Now my ...
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Are boto and boto3 (or other programming APIs) on topic?

Proposal: AWS Boto and Boto3 are Python wrappers for the AWS API. Will these be on-topic?
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AWS only too specific?

Proposal: AWS I feel as though an AWS board would be too specific, while a board focused around Cloud Platforms in general would be better. This would allow it to include discussions from Google's ...
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Why I made this proposal

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation As a new user of Stack Exchange, the time came where I started browsing the list of sites and I was initially surprised by two things: a. There were some ...
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Does this interfere with the QubesOS proposal?

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/98519/qubes-os
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I have lost my sleep, Robert! If you will be closing this again, then do it now! [duplicate]

Proposal: Website recommendations Last time you closed this when it reached 75%. Right now it has reached 70% and I don't know whether this will reach Private beta or not. I am disturbed. I keep on ...
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Duplicate of Deep Web?

It seems that this is a duplicate of the Deep Web stack: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/87978/deep-web Proposal: Darknet
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What makes “IT” procurement different from any other kind of “procurement”?

Proposal: IT Procurement seems like it has a good baseline. But from my interactions with purchasers off and on for the last 20 years, it seems procurement in general is pretty similar across the ...
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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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How will we deal with linking to Piracy

Proposal: Website recommendations So looking at the top few current questions: Websites with a large repository of free e-books? What is a good website that collects free fonts/typefaces? Both ...
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Are crypto-currencies that have their own stack exchange sites considered off-topic?

Proposal: Crypto-currencies Bitcoin and Ethereum both have their own betas currently going and Monero and Dash are both in the process. Should we redirect questions about these coins to their own ...
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Are questions about other CryptoNote coins on-topic?

Proposal: Monero As far as I understand it the Bitcoin stackexchange site is open to questions from all coins that are based on Bitcoin's source code. Does this proposal plan to allow questions ...
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Can questions from closed Deep Web can be migrated into soon created I2P?

The Deep Web proposal generated certain amount of questions related to I2P network. Now the site, being in private beta for 2 weeks, is closing down, because it didn't achieve the expected usefulness. ...
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This proposal is too all-encompassing

Regarding this proposal: Crypto-currencies Cryptocurrencies are NOT that generic. Yes, most of them are ridiculous clones of Bitcoin, but questions about them are completely on-topic in the Bitcoin ...
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How would we avoid long list answers and comment chains?

Proposal: Website recommendations Let's say, for example, there is a question about "What is a website with good AngularJS tutorials?" A valid question with a possible good answer. However, most ...
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An area for Sagemath software

You may have heard of Sage. It is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL to create a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. Sage ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry) on YouTube

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Today I was searching the net and I saw these two proposal ads on YouTube. Stack Exchange Q&A ...
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It's on-topic on Deep Web, so please join the private beta

I'd like to highlight that I2P network is on-topic at Deep Web and it's already in private beta at: http://deepweb.stackexchange.com/ To access the site just go to the proposal page and follow ...
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Community Team Review — Need to simplify the title

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) This proposal is about to undergo a final review to see if it is able to continue forward. In my write up, I noted that the ...
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How do we get more comitters?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Seems to me that we need to go and do some legwork to find more people to commit to this cause. Any ideas on where to market this stuff welcome. By sharing the idea you do not ...
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Difference between Modelling tools and Models?

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) What is the difference between Modelling tools and Models? For me it is not clear if it is about the tools used in (open) ...
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Thoughts on a Minecraft SE site

I'm quite new to posting on SE sites, with only a question or maybe two on Stack Overflow before, but I'd like to get into being around more and being part of the community. A lot of what I do is to ...
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I'm planning to publish an app on Google Play and Apple Store to advertize the proposal!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal I've planned to build an English mobile app for promoting this proposal and making people familiar ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry )on Quora

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Quora has rather active and large(2.3k+) user base for remote sensing and 185 users for ...
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Please upvote the community promotion ad for the proposal in GIS.SE

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal As you might know followers that are experienced SE users are more important for a proposal. Because ...
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Site needs a clearer definition

Proposal: Internet of things This proposal is lacking momentum from good questions. Part of the problem is that there is no scope described in the proposal other than the magic buzzword of the year. ...