The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.

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PaaS should be subsumed by either Server Fault or “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing”

Proposal: PaaS is handily covered by both Server Fault for general IT sysadmin inquiries, and the proposal Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. How could this proposal help?
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Perhaps reduce emphasis on being hobbyist?

Proposal: Rocketry Perhaps rebrand it to be Rocketry in general, not just hobbyist. The first modern rockets after all pre-WW2 and even during WW2 into the 50s would be considered "hobbyist" today ...
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Is the category right?

Proposal: MacGyvering Thought just occurred to me. Do you think this should be in the current category, or put in Living? I am in favor of keeping it in technology, but I can also see how this could ...
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Would this also be for those who simple follow the topic or have an interest in the industry, not just a professional interest?

Proposal: Defense & Aerospace I am pretty sure there are "non-experts" that would be interested in this, and contribute knowledge as well. For instance, I own books on the topic because I have an ...
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Server config/setup is already covered by ServerFault

The marketing aspects are covered by Marketing, and the technical aspects are covered by ServerFault. Why should this be a separate site? Proposal: Email Blasting
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Is there a way to notify users about questions in which they have voted, that are now over 10 up-votes?

Proposal: Debian Is there any alert, or something we can configure, to let the users following a proposal know that a certain question has reached 10 votes or more? Usually, in every proposal, ...
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Computer hardware is on-topic at Super User already

Proposal: Computer Hardware Questions and Discussion is already amply covered by Super User. Why would there be a need for a competing site?
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Email-based marketing is already covered by Digital Marketing

Proposal: Email Blasting is already on-topic at the Digital Marketing proposal - why should this be split out?
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How is Agile not a subset of Project Management?

Proposal: Agile Proposal: Project Management There are three hundred thirteen questions tagged 'agile' in project management. Obviously it's on topic there. How is this not a subset (i.e. ...
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How does this different from programmers?

The programmers Stack Exchange site is a great resource for the softer skills of development. What can an Agile SE offer which programmers can't? Proposal: Agile
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How to add own rest service method to the existing api in sakai? [on hold]

What are the things need to be followed to add own rest service method in sakai. Proposal: Sakai
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How to create own sakai tool? [on hold]

Explain the steps to create new tool. Proposal: Sakai
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Can we talk about music circuits building and design?

Proposal: Musical Instrument Design and Construction Sometimes referred to as CMOS or MOSFIT, I have interest in this musical pursuit because, given you have the electronics background (see Tom ...
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Web dev is covered on Stack Overflow and elsewhere

Proposal: Web Development is already on topic at Stack Overflow. It's also [somewhat] covered on several other SE sites. Why do we need yet another place to ask these questions?
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Bidi error in Hebrew SO description

Proposal: Stack Overflow (In Hebrew) The description reads Proposed Q&A site for the Hebrew version of Stack Overflow - Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers. הגרסה העברית ...
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How will this be more useful than the [slackware] tag on U&L?

Proposal: Slackware Everything this proposal covers is on-topic at U&L, which has 83 questions tagged with "Slackware". Many issues are distro agnostic and are thus better served at a common ...
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Would a direct answer to a question that would be in scope on SE; be out of scope at SE Academy?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy As cupcake points out in here some questions that ask for help, on SE Academy, may need an answer different then what the OP is asking for. As the scope of the ...
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Overlap with Computer Graphics (programming)

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics In what areas would this differ from Computer Graphics (which is about to enter public beta)? That site is for computer graphics programming questions. ...
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Browsers are on-topic at Super User .. and webapps are OT at SO, WebApps.SE, and elsewhere

Proposal: Browsers is already amply covered by WebApps.SE, Super User, and Stack Overflow. Why should it be on its own?
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Q&A site for OpenStack open-source cloud computing platform

OpenStack is a free and open-source software cloud computing platform. It is primarily deployed as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution. The technology consists of a series of interrelated ...
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Academy / StackOverflow Meta… What's the difference? [duplicate]

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy After reviewing some of the example questions I don't quite see the difference between Academy and StackOverflow Meta. Perhaps someone could explain the difference?
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Mechanical Engineering followers should give their support to the pre-existing Engineering proposal

Proposal: Mechanical Engineering is a subset duplicate of Engineering. See also a related discussion concerning the Civil Engineering proposal, and the important discussion: How can a single QA for ...
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Civil Engineering is already covered by Engineering

Proposal: Civil Engineering is a subset duplicate of Engineering Getting behind an active proposal is a better option than trying to create a new one :)
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This proposal be only for Sitecore development purposes

Proposal: Sitecore This proposal should be updated to be only for Sitecore development purposes and Questions related to Programming in Sitecore and API about Sitecore or other open source modules ...
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What does this proposal offer that wouldn’t be handled by Tex.SE or Puzzling.SE?

Proposal: TeX and friends - Challenges and puzzles The proposal defines itself as TeX and friends - Challenges and puzzles Proposed Q&A site for people who want to propose TeX/LaTeX ...
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Digital content for software applications [closed]

If a user purchases content such as audio, video etc. May this content be analysed by a software application to enhance user experience of the software. Certainly this would be specific to the ...
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What is 'Expert Systems'?

Proposal: Expert Systems What is the 'Expert Systems' proposal about? According to Wikipedia In artificial intelligence, or an expert system is a computer system that emulates the decision-making ...
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Scope for Web Designing Proposal

Proposal : Web Designing I think many of the users are confused with the scope of Web Designing which says Proposed Q&A site for professional web designers and all web developers searching ...
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Could we get rid of the ufos and 'area51' type of branding please?

I feel that all this type of stuff makes it really hard to convince established people in technical fields to take proposals here as something serious. Opening a website with funny UFOs flying around ...
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Rename the proposed Hackintoshs site to Hackintosh?

I think the name of the proposed Hackintoshs site should be "Hackintosh". That keeps it simple. Ignore stuff below this line I'm not sure what the criteria is, but I needed to add more text here ...
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Moving Our Proposal Forward

Thanks for following the Hackintoshs Proposal! I didn't propose this site, but I think it is needed. Having it around sure would have helped when I built my first hackintosh 4 or 5 years ago. Since ...
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Kindle Help is a duplicate of Ebooks

Proposal: Kindle help Kindle Help is an duplicate of Ebooks
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How to avoid lifting when printing ABS on Ultimaker 2 [closed]

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I am having problems with the print lifting from the bed plate when printing models in ABS. What are some things I can do to prevent that?
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Do we really need a Perl-specific site?

Proposal: Perl Programming StackOverflow has more than 38K questions tagged with perl, most of which are answered. What would be the benefit in having a Perl-specific site?
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Opinion Based questions?

Proposal: Web Designing Ok, this proposal is pretty interesting. But, I want to know, are we doing this as a case where opinion based questions are allowed? Like there is Software Recommendations. ...
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Why another distro-specific proposal?

Proposal: Fedora Hi. We have Unix & Linux SE. There is [tag]fedora[/tag] tag. So, basically, the purpose of this site is duplicated.
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Why limits site questions scope to only Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy To be successful, I think that this proposal should allow to mentoring in asking questions on any Stack Exchange site and be renamed to "Stack Exchange Academy". We ...
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Proposal doomed to fail?

Proposal: Google Sorry for the downvote of confidence in this proposal, but it seems doomed to fail. I had no idea what the proposal was from the description The title "Google" just seems a bit too ...
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Will anyone actually be able to use Academy effectively?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy As badp pointed out in comments: ...what makes you think that people who can't ask proper questions about what they're doing will be able to ask proper questions ...
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What is the purpose of this site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy This seems like a complete waste of time. Surely it'll be overwhelmed with vampires and half-asked questions, and anyone able to help will leave in disgust?
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Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Where is the boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow? Isn't the former more or less a subset (and therefore duplicate) of the latter?
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How is this site different than the existing site Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Automotive How is this site different than the existing site Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?
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Difference between Offensive Security and IT Security

Proposal: Offensive Security What exactly is the difference between this proposal and the already existing and established Information Security? Which topics would be on-topic on one of these sites ...
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Already on-topic at GraphicDesign.SE

Proposal: 3dsmax is already covered in the SE family: GD.SE & Super User. Why split it out?
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What are the close reasons going to be like?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) Pardon my ignorance but are we going to be able to specify the close reasons for the Polish SO site or are we just translating the current SO reasons (to stick ...
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Why the Polish site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) Why do you think it is important to have a Polish Stack Overflow site? Don't you think that it's access will be limited to very few people (i.e. people who are ...
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How is this different to StackOverflow, Code Review, Programmers, Computer Science?

Proposal: Software Engineering This proposal seems most similar to Programmers.SE, where design patterns etc are on-topic.
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Close - Stack Overflow is the site that can contain beginner questions

Proposal: Stack Overflow Coding for beginners It makes no sense to recreate Stack Overflow where everyone can ask "dumb" questions. Another point. No one wants to answer bad questions. Everybody ...
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Should we try again and restart our proposal?

Our proposal is closed. Should we try again? We miss only 28 questions with 10 upvotes. So maybe let's try again and get it faster now. Tutaj link do nowej propozycji: ...
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Java StackExchange

I searched Area51 and I didn't find out any Java specific proposals. Is is possible to put this in motion. A specific Java site for Java; JavaSE and GlassFish.