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

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How do we scope and what is sufficient preparation in 3d questions

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation I think this proposal is sane in the sense that 3d questions get asked and they have no home. However i'm a bit worried about scoping of the questions. ...
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Let's Tackle Stack Overflow First

Proposal: Superuser.com (in Spanish) / Superuser.com (en español) I'm pleased to announce that we're very close to hiring a Spanish-speaking community manager, who will be working on bring up Stack ...
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Stack Overflow In Arabic would be awesome, we regret that we can't support it

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) We want Stack Overflow in Arabic. Arabic (much like Persian) is a huge language, and being able to support it would mean being able to help possibly millions of ...
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Possible duplicate of Scratch (programming)

Proposal: Scratch 2 Does Scratch 2.0 really need its own SE-site? I think it can be on the same site as Scratch 1.4. There are only minor changes between the two versions. The principle is the same. ...
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How to handle 'black-hats'?

Proposal: HackOverflow It's written that this site should be made for 'white-hats', who are interested in malicious code analysis, etc. But what if some evil 'black-hats' start asking questions here ...
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How is this different from Writing?

How is this different from http://writers.stackexchange.com/? I think blogging is a sub-genera of writing, and a bit on the small side for its own area 51 site. Proposal: Blogging
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“for all those who believe that Virtual Reality is dead”

Proposal: Augmented Reality The description of this proposal has a passage I find quite questionable: This is for all those who believe that Virtual Reality is dead and Augmented Reality will ...
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Augmented Reality, again rebooted?

Proposal: Augmented Reality AR got no support last time, so why not merge it with Virtual Reality so that the total number of supporters will finally get you through?
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Yet another reboot of HackOverflow - What's the difference?

Superscript: HackOverflow + HackOverflow will not be moving to private beta Seeing as a proposal with a similar scope and idea has failed launching, what's new about the current one that can change ...
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Overlap with blender

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Will blender questions be on topic here? Or would they be migrated over to blender?
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Overlap with computer graphics

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation It seems like the scope is a little different from Visual effects and Computer graphics, but it would be nice to define this in a more exact way. So ...
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Is this a duplicate of Graphic Design?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Aren't 3D questions already allowed on Graphic Design? They have a few questions about 3D and has tags for Blender, 3ds Max, Maya, SketchUp, and ...
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How do I export data from DHIS14 [closed]

I am struggling to import data from DHIS14 to DHIS2. The export function is unable to pull data from the DHIS14. The XML file is 1kb, mean null records are exported.
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How does this differ from Photography?

Proposal: Camera Shopping How does this site proposal differ from the existing Photography Stack Exchange?
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Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?

Proposal: Open Source To some people, there is an important distinction between Free Software and Open Source Software, at a philosophical level. I'm not really interested in having that fight ...
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Proposal for “Making and Tinkering”

Proposal: Making and Tinkering Following discussion with a few people on SE sites, I created a proposal called "Making and Tinkering". Unfortunately, it was closed as a duplicate of the Electrical ...
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Can this proposal contains some translations questions from english to Indonesian language?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (In Indonesian) Some questions may be have an answers from SO, but the differences it can be an Indonesian language. Can this happen ? The questions may be considered ...
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Please help understand code snippet provided in article/blog(link provided) which discusses/explains about topic X

Just as the title says - Are we going to allow posts like this here on Code understanding?
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How will the “writing direction” problem be solved?

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) For example, if want to ask the following question, in Arabic: How to build a time machine using Java? It would be: كيف أبني آلة زمن في لغة ال Java? As ...
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To help establish and improve the Linux Single Board Computer Q&A site

Proposal: Linux Single Board Computers Thank you for joining the Linux Single Board Computers community. You can support the proposal by voting for the example questions, share your insight via ...
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Why there is no separate website for questions regarding Windows?

Why for Linux, OS X already has several separate Stack Exchange site, but still not Windows, although it is the most popular operating system in the world! Analyzing the tags I averaged about 50,000 ...
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Is stackoverflow in hindi actually required?

Proposal: StackOverflow (Hindi) Many Indians how browse the net and all (I mean at least 98%) who use stackexchange are comfortable in english. If you don't believe me, you can conduct a survey on ...
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A reputation based open source collaboration platform

I'm looking for something that should exist, but that I can't find. It could be implemented using the stackexchange platform probably in relation with the Open source proposal. Stackoverflow ...
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What would this site add to gamedev.net's “Graphics Programming and Theory” forum?

Proposal: Computer Graphics I am a big fan of the cg.stackexchange.com proposal, since I discovered it. I took part (not actively enough, unfortunately) in the first tentative of creating the site. ...
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WooCommerce - What's On/Off Topic?

Proposal: WooCommerce WooCommerce is more of a brand name at this point so my question is, will this Exchange cover everything WooCommerce ( WooThemes, WooPlugins, Extensions, WordPress Plugins that ...
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If launched, will the classification of “Technology” matter?

Proposal: Gamification In response to this question: Why is the gamification proposal under technology? If we launch into private beta, will the technology moniker hinder the growth of the ...
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Qualilty commits

Proposal: Gamification This is a general comment to all individuals who have committed to this proposal, especially those interested in learning more about Gamification Over 1/4 (55 individuals at ...
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What description should the “Drones & Quadcopters” proposal have?

Proposal: Drones & Quadcopters The current description is: Proposed Q&A site for drones, quadcopters and multicopters For me, that is a site that will be used by drones (and their ...
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On why having a DevOps q&a website would be useful for many

Proposal: DevOps Unfortunately there is currently too much (negative) hype attached to the word devops. But there is also increasing interest into this field, as you can see new proposal are being ...
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Notice: Elementary OS is on-topic on Unix.SE

As part of the process to create new sites, the Community team reviews proposals to make sure they would be good additions to our existing set of sites. One reason we close proposals is when they ...
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Difference between this and Information Security

Proposal: HackExchange What is the difference between HackExchange and Information Security.
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Suggested name change

Proposal: Code understanding To Creative Programming
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Should be part of the Virtualization proposal

Proposal: Amazon Web Services There is already a proposal going for Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. I don't think that a site for only one specific provider/service is likely to get enough ...
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There currently isn't a place to do this

A question a while back: Is there a sandbox to post test questions? Was answered with a link to a question: Formatting Sandbox But there is nowhere for questions. I don't like spamming other sites ...
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Why was this proposal deleted?

I found this proposal was deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/70545/p2p-networking AFAIK there was activity in the last month before its deletion, is there another reason for its ...
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What did we learn from the previous private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Some of you were here for the previous Computer Graphics private beta, which did not succeed. I'd like to see suggestions of what we have learned about how to approach ...
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Why did you close “Tkinter and Ttk” proposal?

Proposal: Tkinter and Ttk Except from the reason you gave when you close the proposal: This proposal would tend to drain audience from an existing Stack Exchange site. Which is illogical, if ...
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Proposed merger with OpenSource

Proposal: Code understanding OpenSource has a better name and a better and bigger scope, is more practical. Would you like to merge, seems pointless to be in competition? Referendum at noon. EDIT: ...
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Do you experts think this is a good idea? HackExchange

Proposal: HackExchangeWhat do you guys think about a pen testing exchange website? Please be honest.
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Is there a planning on CiviCRM stackexchange?

Proposal: CiviCRM 100% complete ! I can't wait - is there a planning ?
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Is Healthcare IT a restart?

Proposal: Healthcare IT I recall following and posting questions to a similar proposal. But it is not jumping out at me on my list of followed proposal. Is this a restart of a previous proposal? If ...
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We welcome questions about Pixel Art on Graphic Design

Proposal: Pixel Art There aren't many existing questions, but Graphic Design has a tag for pixel art.
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Are Wikipedia policies on-topic?

Proposal: Wikis Are detailed non-technical questions about Wikipedia/Commons/Wikivoyage /etc on-topic on this site?
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Code Translation Proposal: Example

I would like to post an example of what I think an everyday question with answer would look like in a new SE site I would like to call Code Translation. User knows Perl, but is new to JavaScript: ...
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This proposal should be renamed to include KODI, the new name of XBMC

Proposal: XBMC KODI is the new name of this project, so this proposal should update its name to reflect that fact.
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Substantial overlap with Computational Science

Proposal: Parallel Computing It seem that the majority of example questions would fit very well on Computational Science, which works nice, but is stuck in beta due to a low traffic. Is is it a good ...
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What topics could this also include?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I created this topic primarily for 3D Printing, however Rapid Prototyping is becoming much more feasible in home, and there is a lot of other at-home ...
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Is Electric Vehicles a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Electric Vechicles This proposal should be considered a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. Nearly all of the questions noted here would be considered on-topic for the site. ...
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Can we ask for and suggest where to find/buy specific hardware?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Sometimes it can be hard to find specific piece of hardware equipment. This can be due to stock exhaustion, lack of supply to specific regions, etc. Is it okay to ...