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

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Very new proposal (sorry to the owner) already on topic on Unix.SE

Proposal: Linux Mint I know, i know and i know, the owner probably would be sad, as it was made a few minutes ago, sorry but i have to do this. The very new proposal "Linux Mint" is about Linux ...
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Would this be too much like SuperUser?

Proposal: Microsoft Office Would this be too much like SuperUser?
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Why do we need a focused Microsoft Office site?

Proposal: Microsoft Office For the same reason we need an Ubuntu site as well as a sites for Linux, SuperUsers and programmer. Like it or not, Microsoft Office is one of the most installed business ...
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Overlap with 3d Graphics, modelling and animation

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) - This topic seems to overlap significantly with the proposed 3d graphics, modelling and animation site. That proposal is for "Questions relating to 3D software ...
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How can we attract more people who will follow and vote?

Proposal: FIRST Robotics Since the user spikes where I posted about this proposal on Reddit(r/frc) and Chief Delphi, we have received few new followers to the proposal. Where else can we gain ...
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Should we see about giving everyone moderator access on just this site?

Proposal: Sandbox I might just want to build a gadget that only moderators can use. It would be great to be able to fast track to moderator to test such a gadget without having to try and earn ...
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Would other software be concerned?

Proposal: FreeCAD Would questions concerning other free software (eg. DraftSight) accepted?
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Sandbox proposal should not exist

Proposal: Sandbox This isn't really a good proposal. If this is launched, this happens: Spam Nonsense we don't need that will take up disk space. We upvote everything, and get free 100 rep on other ...
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Asking open ended questions while still complying to SE guidelines

Proposal: Computer Graphics A lot of potentially very interesting questions are closed as subjective or out of topic on Stack Exchange, including some popular "historical" ones. This trend has spawn ...
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Include Other Robotics Competitions that are not part of first?

Should we include robotics competitions that aren't part of First, specifically VEX and VEX IQ? Proposal: FRC Robotics Competition
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Why did this proposal close?

Proposal: Symfony CMS's have their own SE, as do CRM's.. WordPress is covered in StackOverflow yet it has it's own dedicated site. Symfony is a very complex framework that packs a punch and will get ...
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The Commit phase: How to get through it?

Proposal: OpenFOAM Technology The commit phase is the second step we have to pass, before we can move on to the beta phase. To pass this stage we have to suffice the following criteria: 200 ...
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Are hardware reviews on topic?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations I'm a bit late to the party and didn't see this proposal in definition. Are questions like: Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 any good? on topic? Perhaps that's ...
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How do we handle questions on OpenFOAM cases and access to these cases?

Proposal: OpenFOAM Technology On Stackoverflow it is common practice to provide a minimal - verifiable example of the code of question. This is great, but it doesn't work for OpenFOAM cases, since ...
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What belongs here vs. robotics.stackexchange

There already exists robotics.se, and a lot of questions asked here would also work there. What specific kinds of questions should be asked here vs. there? Proposal: FRC Robotics Competition
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How do we speed up the transition to the Commit phase?

Proposal: OpenFOAM Technology We have some nice questions posted, it would be great if we could actually answer them. We are missing around 25 questions with 10 votes to reach the commit phase. This ...
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How is this distinct from Physics?

Proposal: Radiation Physics Currently there are 409 questions tagged radiation and 326 questions tagged thermal-radiation on Physics, so it seems like the subject matter is well covered already. So ...
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Awesome Tables Support Should Be Closed!

Proposal: Awesome Tables Support The "Awesome Tables (made by Google) Support" proposal is too specific. Area 51 Stack Exchange says it's better to have a big subject rather than a bunch of small ...
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Should FLL and FTC be included along with FRC?

Proposal: FRC Robotics Competition I don't think there would be enough interest to create a Q&A for each program, so would it be a good idea to include FLL and FTC along with FRC?
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Are questions on 3D Sculpting software going to be on topic?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Will questions on 3D Sculpting Software such as ZBrush, MudBox, and Sculptris be on topic?
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Close questions asking for pirate sites?

Proposal: Website Recommendations It seems like there's a good chance that we could get questions where the best answer would condone piracy—for example "Where can I read Insert Book Title online for ...
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Where do we discuss things that are not in the question / answer / comment form?

Proposal: OpenFOAM Technology The Question / Answer / Comment part of the site is to be used to ask questions and get them answered. Comments are there to improve the quality of both the questions ...
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Should we have a migration site?

Is it possible that we have a migration website, where users could post questions irrespective of the topic of their questions, and the community would migrate them to the suitable stack exchange ...
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What about compositing?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Compositing render passes from Cycles/Arnold/Vray or integrating 3d elements can't really discussed at video.se or graphic.se. Therefore I'd like to ...
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ServiceNow is on topic on Stack Overflow

Proposal: ServiceNow Stack Overflow already has a tag for ServiceNow. Do we really need a separate site for it?
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Commitment phase appropriate for existing communities that are new on StackExchange?

This question relates to others on commitment but I think merits its own question. Our community (Area51 page) is 'openEHR' ('EHR' = Electronic Health Record), and it's a technology and information ...
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How do I prepare a valid OpenFOAM / foam question?

Proposal: OpenFOAM Technology For a newcommer, the reputation based system of Stack Exchange might be intimidating and/or strange to work with. How to ask an OpenFOAM / foam related example question ...
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Chat room: We only have until end of July to get to the next stage

Proposal: Computer Graphics Since we only have until end of July to get to the next stage before the Computer Graphics proposal is automatically deleted, I've created a chat room to discuss what ...
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“This proposal needs 6 more questions with a score of 10”

"This proposal needs 6 more questions with a score of 10 or more to move to the next phase." There are some questions rated with a score up to 24. If you voted for them, you can remove your vote ...
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What is the definition of “Deep Web” in the context of the “Deep Web” proposal?

Proposal: Deep Web The definition of "Deep Web" according to Wikipedia is: The Deep Web, also called the Deep Net, Invisible Web, or Hidden Web, is the portion of content on the World Wide Web ...
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Breadth of questions

Should all questions be allowed regarding the deep web? There are several things to take into considerations regarding metrics of Q&A regarding the deepweb proposal. Moral/Ethical - there are ...
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A way to bring more people to this proposal?

Proposal: Firefox OS Using the #foxyeah hash tag will likely bring about more action in this space.
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Title change from Deepweb to Deep Web?

Proposal: Deepweb Shouldn't there be a space inside the proposal name (from Deepweb to Deep Web)? Because this is how it's referred to in scientific publications and over the Internet. For example, ...
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Hasn't the elementary OS proposal already reached its goals?

For what I can see the elementary OS proposal has: more than 200 committers in total (currently 304) 100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site (although it says 98) 100% commitment score ...
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Is the title appropriate?

Proposal: Military Combat Perhaps a more broad title might be appropriate. What are your thoughts on " Military Strategy" or "Military Combat and Strategy" or "Military Sciences"
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Limited scope, what about military sciences?

Proposal: Military Combat In the description, the topic overly focuses on application of technology. I think this is silly and needlessly limiting. In moder warfare, technology is only one half of ...
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Isn't Recommendations the exact opposite behavior desired from a StackExchange Q&A site?

Proposal: Website Recommendations I fear this proposal will not be able to survive long term as the key to making these Q&A sites work is when there is a definitive (set) of answers that can be ...
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Questions about general Windows PC and MS product usage

Proposal: Ask Microsoft The proposal description and high voted example questions indicate that the primary focus of this site is intended to be Microsoft's operations and philosophy as a company. ...
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How do we define hacking?

Could be a bit to early to discuss, but I think it's important as this can help with better understanding our scope and quality of the questions. How actually we can define hacking? Proposal: ...
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What is the difference between HackExchange and HackOverflow?

Proposal: HackExchange, HackOverflow
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Duvida sobre função “millis()” [closed]

Proposal: Arduino Brasil Bom dia pessoal. estou tentando fazer um conjunto de sinais de transito, que tem seu tempo cortado pela metade quando o botão da faixa de pedestre é pressionado. ja vis ...
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I suggest questions relating the IOMMU

Unfortunately, I already used my 5 possible question slots, but if you didn't until now, maybe inserting the topic into the list of the example questions could be considered. The IOMMU is a chip on ...
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Why asset protection is off-topic?

Proposal: HackOverflow / CodeHackers/HackOverflow From what I can see in the proposed scope, asset protection is very important to hackers who will use the site and can guarantee excellent questions ...
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Try to change Profile Picture, got redirected to Gravatar.com ?

When I try to Edit, and change the picture of my profile. I get redirected to gravatar.com ! I think there is a problem with AREA51 website.
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Wikis are on topic on the Community Building Stack Exchange

Proposal: Wikis I'm a bit confused: I don't understand why a wikipedia stack exchange is needed, when Community Building already exists. Not only are all the example questions for the Wikis proposal ...
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Will off-site resource requests be on topic here?

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) On most of the SE sites, off-site resource request questions are generally off topic for various reasons. I've noticed a number of such questions in the example ...
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How do we quantify whether or not to promote this site from beta to production?

Proposal: Sandbox The problem as I see this, is that if this were to make Beta, some of the benchmarks to push from beta to production are user traffic and visits. This could go fairly ballistic as ...
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Should “Digital forensics” be on the scope of this page?

Questions about Digital forensics could be about recovery of data, logs etc. on different devices, systems and file systems. Analysis about recovered or damaged data and logs. Should this topic be on ...