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

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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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Are the questions from the first private beta going to be migrated to this one?

Proposal: Embedded Systems We had a private beta before that folded due to lack of participation. The questions from there weren't an insignificant amount, were distributed amongst other SE sites ...
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If Vi/Vim and Emacs are in beta, why is Atom closed as duplicate of Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Atom, Vi and Vim, Emacs If "Vi and Vim" and "Emacs" are allowed and in even in beta now, why is "Atom" closed as duplicate of Stack Overflow? Interestingly, some of Atom's example ...
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Would this site only deal with hardware calculators?

Should this site be only about physical calculators or should we include software calculators? If we include software where do we draw the line to programming questions related to CAS like ...
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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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Would a site on character sets and symbols be too localized?

Proposal: Ask about Unicode or other Character Sets Disclaimer: I am brand new here, not sure if this is what I am meant to be doing... I recently proposed the above site on Character Sets because I ...
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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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Would this be too much like SuperUser?

Proposal: Microsoft Office Would this be too much like SuperUser?
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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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Is programming a networking routers a good career option? [on hold]

I am an Embedded developer with C, C++, and Linux skill sets. I am planning to move into networking domain, where I will make software for wireless or wired routers, switches in C language. Is it a ...
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Duplicate of security.stackexchange?

Proposal: Viruses, Malware, Phishing This appears to be a duplicate of http://security.stackexchange.com
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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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CMD/Batch already on-topic at SO/SU

Proposal: Ask CMD! CMD/Batch as a programming tool is on-topic at StackOverflow, and using it interactively is on-topic at SuperUser.
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Stealing questions from Web Applications SE?

Users would most likely ask about Google's web applications on this site (Docs, Slides, Sheets, YouTube, etc). However, many questions from Super User Stack Exchange are related to these ...
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I don't have a good idea for the topic for a proposal… Any things that i could create? [on hold]

Programming: StackOverFlow, Hardware/Software: SuperUser. I just can't find a good topic. Any suggestion?
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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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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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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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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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Should this site accept tools specific questions?

Is this site only targetting research & development in computer graphics or should it also integrate questions specific to how to use tools like Maya, MotionBuilder, etc? Proposal: Computer ...
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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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Cordova is on-topic at StackOverflow

Proposal: Phonegap (Cordova) Cordova (Phonegap) is well-covered on StackOverflow, with more than 35K questions. Why do we need a specific site for it?
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Would other software be concerned?

Proposal: FreeCAD Would questions concerning other free software (eg. DraftSight) accepted?
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You may also join the Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing?

I also really love Docker which render possible (and easy) things that I only dreamed about before using it ! But, a whole Stack-exchange site only for it would be, in my humble opinion, a bit too ...
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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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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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Sinusoidal Motion of Rotor [closed]

In SRFpimpleFoam Rotor 2D tutorial, I wish to apply sinusoidal motion to the rotor instead of 60 rpm. Motion which is defined by equation = COS(2*PIft) where f is frequency and t is time step size
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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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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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Can it include things like GPGPU programming?

Proposal: Computer Graphics GPGPU programming include different technologies with the objective of increasing speed of normal CPU computation. While they involve graphic cards, they are rarely ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 can we do to help “Makers” and/or “3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping succeed”?

Proposals: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping & Makers What can we do to help these proposal by Matt Clark succeed where my Digital Fabrication proposal and Joseph Flaherty's original Personal ...
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Dupe of Superuser

Proposal: Computer Help General computer help is, and has been, on-topic at SuperUser since it's inception. That said, the question about Macs is more of a discussion based question than anything ...
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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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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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Moderation already exists on Stack Exchange

Proposal: Moderation The site is called Community Building. It was broadened from the original Moderators proposal.
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Do we need German-language StackOverflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) English language is widely known in Germany, especially among engineers. German belongs to the same language group than English, making it more easy to learn for ...
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Mobile Development is well covered at StackOflow

Proposal: Mobile Software Developers In fact, within the first page of top tags you'd find android (4th place), ios (9th) and iphone (18th). Why do we need a specific site?
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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 ...