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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
19 views

Do we need a hacking site?

Proposal: Hacking/Penetration Testing Isn't Hacking and Penetration Testing just a duplicate (or subset) of the existing Information Security SE?
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Can we rename this Virtual & Augmented Reality?

This proposal looks like it's considering this as an appropriate forum to discuss Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality(MR) HMDs and non-HMDs. That's great. But then AR and MR ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Fitbit bought Pebble: Pebble will stop existing

Proposal: Pebble Pebble is Bought by fitbit. This is a reality and is not fake, meaning that the Pebble proposal may be unnessesary considering the watch may become useless. I and a lot of people do ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to promote my Telecommunications Q&A proposal to StackExchange members?

I find it difficult to get people onboard for the Telecommunications Q&A: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/104688/telecommunications The problem is mainly because most of my experts ...
5
votes
0answers
25 views

Yet another duplicate of Unix/Linux

Proposal: Ask CentOS This topic is already covered at Unix/Linux. (And, to forestall the usual counter argument that "but AskUbuntu exists", that one was created around the same time and slightly ...
-2
votes
0answers
9 views

Need to build a wireless switch. What is the economic microcontroller that I can use? [closed]

I am a new developer to IoT. I have been a developer in python for 3-4 years now and started exploring opportunities in to IoT using Raspberry pi. I later switched to economic micro controllers like ...
-2
votes
0answers
14 views

Will the future of virtual reality stays in the form of head mounted display in 15 years? [closed]

Proposal: Virtual Reality Nowadays the pioneers of virtual reality like HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift uses head mounted display to create virtual environments. What do you see the future of virtual ...
2
votes
1answer
23 views

Will example question brought to beta site?

firstly sorry if this really of duplicate but I didn't found any through my searching. I would like to ask if the example questions during define phase of a proposal brought to beta site since it has ...
-1
votes
0answers
26 views

This proposal isn't gonna make it (Ask Microsoft) [duplicate]

Proposal: Ask Microsoft I don't think this proposal will make it. We haven't had more example questions in a while.
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Are microcontroller processors on-topic here?

Proposal: Internet of Things Can people ask things about microcontrollers such as the Cortex-M3? (specifically the CM3, not the external peripherals)
7
votes
1answer
65 views

'Master Race' in the title

Proposal: PC Master Race I hope it goes without saying that any proposal with 'Master Race' in the title is going to have problems. To explain why, this is the first Google hit for 'Master Race'.
2
votes
2answers
36 views

Why does this differ from Cloud Computing

Proposal: AWS Doesn't Cloud Computing have the same content (professionals using AWS) as this proposal?
3
votes
0answers
18 views

Computer building is on topic on Super User

Proposal: PC Master Race There's even a tag for it with more than 500 questions, 89% of which have answers. Why do we need a dedicated site?
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Does this differ from android enthusiasts [duplicate]

Proposal: Google Will this merge with Android Enthusiasts? Because Android is made by Google.
14
votes
1answer
84 views

Possible duplicate of Stackoverflow?

Proposal: Python Programming There is no need to create a python programming proposal because the Python Programming Language is already covered by Stack Overflow. The Stack Overflow Python Tag.
-8
votes
0answers
73 views

We have one month left!

Proposal: Ask Microsoft This proposal was created 11 months ago, so we have one month left before it is autoclosed. Let's vote and get into commitment!
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Suitable questions and topics for Csound

Proposal: Csound The questions should fit all the StackExchange format (being clear and specific, having a definate answer rather than sparking a debate, etc...). The rules can be found here. ...
-4
votes
1answer
48 views

Could be possible to merge into a site named “Google” all the end-user questions about Google Sheets?

Proposal: Google Overview Google Sheets is a broad topic as there are a web application, mobile apps for Android and iOS, add-ons, could be extended through Google Apps Script, it has its own API. ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

Everything decentral

Proposal: Decentralization Decentralization is a significant technical and philosophical topic. There are lots of really interesting decentral technologies showing up. It's also a concept discussed ...
7
votes
3answers
64 views

Should we limit this to just questions about Google products?

This site should not just be about Google products. The company's history, work environment, and other aspects of the company should also be able to be discussed. This will lead to a more robust and ...
2
votes
0answers
29 views

Yugoslav Language

I would like to start a stackoverflow Q&A website in Yugoslav languages: Serbian, Croatian, Bosniak-Montenegrin, Macedonian. We would ease all those who are not proficient in English and it would ...
2
votes
1answer
54 views

How can you contribute to the proposal if you do not know the answer to the example questions?

Proposal: Business Analysis and Product Management There are some people who do not know the answers to the posted example questions but still want to contribute to making this site a reality. What ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How can we promote BA and Prod Mgmt site better?

Proposal: Business Analysis and Product Management Please let me know your thoughts and ideas about how we can promote this site better to get involvement of more BAs from our community.
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Can other forms of singularity be discussed here or would they be put as Off-topic and closed?

Proposal: Singularity Can other forms of singularity be discussed here or would they be put as Off-topic?
4
votes
1answer
39 views

Scope definition for the Cloud Computing site?

The Practical cloud computing proposal is starting to gain momentum, given the number of followers. There's bound to be discussions around the scope of such a site, so let's get things going... ...
2
votes
1answer
33 views

Anyone have a good idea for a name for this proposed site?

This site proposal is currently called Practical cloud computing. Has anyone thought of potential other names for such a site? In examining popular StackExchange sites, the names seem to be divided ...
-3
votes
1answer
43 views

Beginners' Code - are you sure its a duplicate?

I noticed that you closed my proposal because you were worried that it was a duplicate. I feel that maybe I didn't explain the idea well enough. I think that it would actually attract traffic to Stack ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Control System Technology is covered by Robotics.SE

Proposal: Control system technology We ask and answer questions about robotics and automation systems, control systems, control theory, algorithms, actuators and sensors. - Robotics.SE On-Topic ...
3
votes
1answer
33 views

Industrial Automation is covered by Robotics.SE

Proposal: Industrial Automation We ask and answer questions about robotics and automation systems, control systems, control theory, algorithms, actuators and sensors. - Robotics.SE On-Topic Help
2
votes
0answers
17 views

Smart Cities is on-topic at Urban Planning

Proposal: Smart Cities, Urban Planning Judging by the proposal description and example questions, 99% of questions at Smart Cities are on-topic at Urban Planning. Smart Cities is effectively a subset ...
-2
votes
1answer
49 views

Will this site allow speculation and opinions about business/technology decisions?

Proposal: Google There some proposal questions that start with Why1. Should this questions be supported by references to secondary and tertiay sources like a press release, a lecture or interview, ...
7
votes
2answers
113 views

Will this site overlap the scope of Web Applications?

Proposal: Google The scope of Web Applications (WA) is about the use of web applications. Nowadays Google has several web applications that are very popular like Google (the web search service), ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

How can we help the proposal succeed?

Proposal: TYPO3 As we see, the limits are quite strong. Of course, if the site is not needed, the proposal won't succeed. But there is also the possibility the site is needed, but we do could do more ...
2
votes
1answer
70 views

Why not Super User?

Proposal: Pebble I'm pretty sure this would be on-topic for Super User… why have a separate site?
2
votes
0answers
30 views

Are the horizons of this site too limited?

Drones, in my experience, generally refer to radio controlled multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles (correct me if I am wrong), as such I would be put-off from asking a question on this site about, say,...
0
votes
1answer
287 views

What is IoT (Internet of Things) [duplicate]

What will be the general definition for IoT in term of Common people to understand? How can they get benefit of this? Proposal: Internet of Things
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I get supporters for my Smartphone Q&A?

I've just joined Area 51 because I love to use SE sites, and thought it would be cool to make a meaningful one that isn't there yet. I've already made one about smartphones, but don't know how to gain ...
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Is this a duplicate of Project Management?

Proposal: Business Analysis and Product Management Is it the same as PM?
1
vote
0answers
55 views

I2P is part of Darknet

The I2P private beta didn't have enough activity during the beta and has been closed recently. This most likely to happen again. I suggest to join the forces into Darknet proposal (previous follow up ...
12
votes
2answers
329 views

What elements of the IoT infrastructure does this cover

Does this proposal cover only the devices (the things) or is it also intended to cover the communications and messaging channels, the (typically cloud) storage/reporting service, and other associated ...
2
votes
1answer
24 views

Will trademarks be a problem?

Proposal: Visual Programming I don't know much about Blockly or other VPs, but I do know the Google owns Blockly and I do know that they could trademark the language and it's logo. Will that be a ...
8
votes
2answers
119 views

Does this proposal include questions about Android?

Proposal: Google We already have a SE for Android users. Does this proposal's scope exclude or include questions about Android?
4
votes
1answer
39 views

Would HTML be on topic?

Proposal: Markup, Document Definition and Processing Languages If you're talking about all Markup languages, then you could be talking about HTML. HTML runs JavaScript. So, if a user asks a question ...
4
votes
1answer
32 views

Poll: Should we expand to all VPLs?

Proposal: Scratch There was recently a question that asked if we should expand the proposal to all Visual Programming Languages, such as Blockly, and LEGO EV3. While this could increase the users it ...
6
votes
0answers
38 views

Makrup languages are on topic on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Markup and Document Definition Languages As a general notion, markup languages seem to be on topic on Stack Overflow. Specifically, the examples given in the proposal's definition already ...
-3
votes
1answer
38 views

We need a new site for Zeronet

Since Zeronet is new and slowly coming out to the world, I think we need to create a site for it similar to Tor. it will help a lot of users out there that need to find out information about it. (This ...
2
votes
1answer
35 views

Can we open proposals to complete the “Trilogy” sites in languages already having StackOverflow?

StackOveflow is doing well in different languages (Russian, Portuguese and Spanish, for example). There are a large user base among these languages and I can see large room to complete the basic ...
2
votes
3answers
134 views

how can we handle non native english speakers?

Proposal: TYPO3 as TYPO3 is used worldwide there are users of TYPO3 who are not able to speak english (well enough) to participate in normal questions and answers on stackexchange. using automatic ...
2
votes
1answer
18 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
124 views

Drawing more attention to this IoT proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things Well, we are in commitment stage. 34% commited. Our overall recruitment is good, but our SE recruitment is unusually low. Internet of Things 34% 69/200 ...