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

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'Website Recommendations' Rename?

Proposal: Website recommendations This could be easily misunderstood to represent recommendations for websites, i.e. as a webdesigner thinkbox. The name is a bit vague.
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Possible Duplicate of Gaming.SE

Proposal: Retro Gaming The proposal seems to draw attention and is probably a duplicate of Gaming.SE as it is about gaming, but just narrowed down to retro games. Can the proposal be closed as ...
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Possible duplicate of Web Applications

Proposal: Google Enthusiasts Questions about using Google web applications are on topic on the Web Applications StackExchange site. At the moment, 12 of the top 20 tags on that site are related to ...
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Regular Expressions are on topic on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Regular Expressions Stack Overflow has a regex tag with more than 137K questions, with about 97% of them answered. Why do we need a dedicated site for this topic?
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What this site isn’t about

Proposal: Protocols based binary data links Protocols that use only analogue signals both at data and physical layer (no stuff about how to communicate between an oscilloscope and a ᴄʀᴛ add on of ...
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Are My Questions On Topic?

Proposal: Retro Gaming My questions are meant to be for the old gaming systems, I don't know why people are marking them down.
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Please provide some example questions for your proposal and follow it

Proposal: Performance Engineering
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Would the FIRST Robotics site include strategies/discussions about FRC game?

Proposal: First Robotics Competition I am currently on the electrical team of my FRC team 180. We actually won the world championships in 2012, so our team and its mentors are pretty experienced. I ...
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Do you think Microsoft Office Suite will ever get out of define?

Proposal: Microsoft Office (and Office-suite products)
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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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Let's start 2016 Community ads for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry I have put community ads for use in the 2016 Community Ad cycle. Here's a list of sites that they are on: Geographic Information Systems Signal ...
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Would Devops-related SW recommendations be on-topic on DevOps?

Proposal: DevOps One of the reasons for the DevOps proposal is to have a common place for asking a variety of kinds of questions which as a whole wouldn't be on-topic for related sites like ...
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Why is this proposal not closed?

Proposal: Website recommendations I proposed this subject before and it was closed by a moderator named "Robert cartaino" because the "website recommendation" is not a good website for stackexchange. ...
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Should programming/mathematical questions be allowed?

Proposal: Virtual and Augmented Reality There are some topics, which are not covered with the example questions. But I think, to have enough content on a VR Q&A site, these should be also ...
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TYPO3 is on topic on Stack Overflow

Proposal: TYPO3 Stack Overflow has a TYPO3 tag with more than 3K questions, almost 89% of which have answers. Why do we need a specific site for it?
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Git is well-covered in SE

Proposal: Git Git has a tag on Stack Overflow with more than 65K questions (with ~91% of them answered), a tag on Super User with almost 1.5K questions (82% answer rate), a tag on Server Fault with ...
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Is this proposed Q&A site for home video game consoles also?

Proposal: Retro Computing
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New proposed site about batteries [duplicate]

I would like to initiate a site that allows users to discuss the properties of batteries. Some topics might be charging, properties of different technology (flooded lead acid, AGM, gel cell, lithium ...
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Spam Example Questions

I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask/post this but is there a way that the obviously spammy and ridiculous questions can be removed? In my opinion, they stop people from taking certain ...
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PSA: No need to vote on questions over 10 votes - let's stay focused on the requirement

Proposal: Retro Computing Folks, let's vote in a smarter way, there is absolutely no need for a question to have 17 votes (as of now the top-voted one). As long as it has 10 that's enough. Save your ...
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What about biggish iron?

Proposal: Retro Computing The proposal only mentions micros. But retro computing is also about minis and big iron mainframes. Would it be acceptable to include all retro computing enthusiasts?
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How should a good answer look like?

Proposal: Website recommendations After reading some example questions, I have concerns about the form of the answers which will be posted on Website recommendations. Basically all questions ask ...
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Why create a concrete5 site when it is on-topic on StackOverfow?

Proposal: concrete5 Though concrete5 isn't the most popular tag -- "only" 400 questions asked in the last 6 years --, but a on-topic subject on StackOverflow, I wonder why a standalone StackExchange ...
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About to close the proposal (timeout after one year)

Proposal: Virtualization, Cloud, and Grid Computing Well, this was the second time I ran this proposal. It seems that we still miss a few support to get it through the definition-phase. I won't try a ...
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More Voting! More Questions! More Sharing!

thanks for jumping on board this so quickly! Keep sharing the love and we'll get this sucker through to a beta site in no time (i.e. < 12 months)... then the benefits of the thing will really start ...
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The trademark “concrete5” not “Concrete5”

concrete5's trademark has that lowercase "c" in it, is there a way to flag this for update? Proposal: Concrete5
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Excel Stack Exchange

Proposal: Excel I have suggested a stack exchange for Excel Q+A's. I've asked several about VBA and Excel and they often tend to go down like a lead balloon on the stack exchanges I would ask (Stack ...
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How will Lua questions be handled? [closed]

Proposal: ROBLOX ROBLOX's primary (well, only) scripting language provided to users is a modified Lua 5.1 called RBX.Lua. It's nearly the exact same thing, except things have been taken out for ...
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What do you think about an Arch Linux site?

I was thinking about creating a proposal on an Arch Linux Stack Exchange site. Since Arch has lots of users and is in the top DistroWatch.com Linux Distributions, I think it would be awesome. Many ...
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We Did It! 200 Commits!

Proposal: 3D Printing Congratulations to everyone who worked hard to get this to 200 commits. Beta is next!
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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 was the “StackExchange in German” proposal deleted? [duplicate]

There was enough commitment and last I checked it SO was waiting for the translation. So what happened?
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How would a community attract contributors with experience with the Stack Exchange network?

Proposal: ROBLOX The last serious proposal to create a Stack Exchange site about ROBLOX did not succeed because it had no way to meet the requirement for a hundred users with more than 200 reputation ...
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How can we advertise this site to people who own 3D printers

Proposal: 3D Printing How can we get this site out to other 3D Printers? There are many groups out there already. I doubt they would be too happy if we tried to take away their users by advertising ...
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Are wiki suggestions on-topic here?

Many proposed sites are for suggestions. While this site is for creating and managing wikis, would it also be for wiki suggestions? Example questions: 1: Is there a wiki about Stack Exchange? ...
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Place to ask generic electronic hardware questions?

Is there a place in the StackExchange network for questions on any hardware related issues? It seems the answer is no, but please correct me if I'm missing something. For example, StackOverflow is ...
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Similar to Ask Microsoft?

Ask Microsoft sounds like has much broad scope and it's more popular. Maybe you should consider joining the forces? Proposal: Migrating from Microsoft
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How this is different from Linux or Ubuntu SEs?

Mint is based on Debian and Ubuntu and this is already covered in Linux and AskUbuntu SE What kind of question are on-topic here that are off-topic there? Proposal: Ask Mint
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How would this be different than Software Recommendations?

Proposal: Software Comparison How would this be different than Software Recommendations? http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/
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Why proposal deleted within 2 days? (Also Deleting vs Closing decision) [duplicate]

Proposal: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Why this proposal is deleted within just two days? There were probably 3 follower and 3 example questions. I want to know why proposals are directly ...
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Chrome OS needs to have Crouton mentioned specifically in description

Proposal: Chrome OS This will broaden question types, ChromeOS acts as a parent to all Crouton shells as far as I can tell. So I think we should include it in this proposal. I'd go so far as to ...
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What kind of CAD software is included?

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Are we talking about technical CAD (solidworks, autoCAD, etc) exclusively or will this site include artistic CAD (like Maya and Blendr) too?
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Isn't it better to close this proposal?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Regarding the fact that GIS SE has changed its definition on the tour page and now it covers remote sensing and photogrametry and also there is the tag ...
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Please, make example questions!

Proposal: Ask Microsoft We need example questions. Right now, because of the quality of the questions posted, this proposal is being interpreted badly. Please everyone, post your questions!
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Is this similar to information security?

Proposal: Ethical Hacking I have just come across this proposal and I am thinking this is a duplicate of Information Security, a highly successful Stack exchange site about threats and ...
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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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Dupe of Programmers? [duplicate]

Proposal: DevOps What is going to be on topic here that would be off topic at programmers?
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Renaming to “Office Suite”

Proposal: Microsoft Office (and Office-suite products) Should it be renamed to "Office Suite"?
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Proposal “Wikis” - Use your votes on the other questions

Proposal: Wikis We need 29 more questions with a score of 10 or more. The top questions already have >= 10 votes and each person has a limited amount of votes, so read through the other questions to ...
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Difference from U&L and FOS

Proposal: GNU/Linux free software enviroment How would this site differ from Unix & Linux and Open Source?