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

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Duplicates of Electrical Engineering

Proposal: Embedded Systems Proposal: Electrical Engineering Proposal: Linux Single Board Computers Embedded systems including development are on topic on Electrical Engineering.
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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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Azure is highly-covered by the Cloud Platform Engineering proposal

Proposal: Azure is clearly covered as a subset of the Cloud Platform Engineering proposal, and throwing more weight behind a proposal which is more inclusive would seem to be a much better idea than ...
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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 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 and discussions. So why ...
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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 ...
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Is a Unity3d stackexchange necessary considering that there is answers.unity3d.com?

Proposal: Unity3D Unity Technologies themselves host an own question on answer site on answers.unity3d.com which has a very active community. It is based on the AnswerHub software - a clone of ...
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Overlap with video production

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation I can definitely see an overlap here as 3D motion graphics are obviously a huge part of video production nowadays.
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Should questions and/or answers be translated to English?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) Sollten Fragen (und/oder Antworten) sowohl in Deutsch als auch in Englisch geschrieben werden bzw. ein solches Vorgehen empfohlen werden? Ich sehe das oft bei ...
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Highly related to Embedded systems proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things There is an existing proposal for an Embedded Systems site that is already in the commitment phase right now. And if you look at the top questions on that proposal, the ...
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Because .NET is an ecosystem of related technologies would it benefit from a site?

I am a .NET developer and switch between several languages in the platform. I don't tend to need to know how something is done in C or Java when I'm trying to solve an issue - I need to know how to do ...
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Why does Xamarin need its own Stack Exchange site?

1.StackExchange offers a mature and flexible platform for a community driven Q&A site 2.A community driven site should NOT be under exclusive control of the vendor 3.A community driven site ...
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Single-board computers are embedded systems

Proposal: Linux Single Board Computers The Embedded Systems proposal is already in the commitment phase. Pretty much any issue that's specific to single-board computers should be on-topic on ...
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Duplicate for Stack Overflow?

Proposal: django CMS Could this proposal drain the audience forms Stack Overflow? It seems to be an extension of Django, which already has high activity within SO.
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Could/Should this be combined with 3D printing?

There's some questions as to whether or not this overlaps with Graphic Design. I think the answer is, yes--just as a lot of SE sites overlap with each other. With the goal of reducing overlap and ...
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What kind of questions we should ask?

It seems people are joining, but we are in strong need of high-quality questions. Obviously we shouldn't ask about Wiki-able, Google-able things, nor about finding the tools, what is this or that or ...
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What else could be on the scope?

What kind of ideas you have which can expand our scope further more and make it even more interesting? The proposals shouldn't be too much overlapped with other existing SE sites. Therefore you ...
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Are 3d CAD applications out fo scope?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Are CAD apps in scope? 3D CAD applications follow a different paradigm from mainstream DCC applications like Maya and 3DS Max. They work on totally ...
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Chang title to Unity

Proposal: Unity3D The engine called Unity not Unity3D, it’s common mistake because the domain is unity3d.com (unity.com was taken by something else). So the site should be called Unity, or Ask Unity ...
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Would this encompass non-modelling CAD software?

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) I was just wondering whether this sort of site would encourage questions on other types of design, besides that of 3D and 2D modelling? For example, I ...
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Why Atomic Coding Isn't Needed

Proposal: Atomic Coding Canonicals and self-answered Q&A can fill the "hole" that is present on Stack Overflow. Good quality edits will also improve the readability of Stack Overflow.
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How does Atomic Coding still fit the Stack Exchange model?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There has been a dispute about whether Atomic Coding still fits the Stack Exchange model. Atomic Coding has already been closed by a mod because it would require "too much ...
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Can external hack challenges be on-topic?

I'm proposing code hack challenges as part of the scope of this proposal. For example people can post their challenges with specially prepared code (which should be short enough to fit the post) and ...
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Why Atomic Coding Is Not Stack Overflow

Proposal: Atomic Coding Stack Overflow is a general programming Q&A website reserved for only programming. Atomic Coding is a programming learning Q&A website dedicated to answering ...
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Would this be an appropriate question lifetime structure for Atomic Coding?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There is no question that Stack Overflow gets many "questions" that are some variation on "here, do my homework" or "debug my code" when the problem could be greatly ...
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Will relevant questions of stack overflow be moved here?

Sometimes, I see questions asked on one SE website, and moved to another one because the latter is more relevant to the question. So I was wondering, will existing embedded systems questions of stack ...
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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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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 ...