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

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In order to follow proposals

Proposal: Peace be upon youStackOverflow (In Arabic)There is no explanation how to vote
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Overlap with Computer Graphics (programming)

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics In what areas would this differ from Computer Graphics (which is about to enter public beta)? That site is for computer graphics programming questions. ...
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What questions should I upvote?

Proposal: HackOverflow Looking through this proposal, the top 5 questions in my opinion already have over 11 votes. Should I upvote these questions anyway, or should I use my upvotes on the other ...
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When this site is going to start?

Proposal: HackOverflow When this site is going to start? I am interested to learn something from the very basic about hacking. Is it related to Linux or ant other open source environment ?
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ماهو الافضل بين ادوات اضهار الخرائط [on hold]

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) ايها افضل - google map api V3 - open layer - leaflet ماهي السلبيات و الايجابيات
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Potential duplicate of DIY / Hacking proposal

I'd consider the subject of this proposal to fall under the scope of the DIY / Hacking proposal Proposal: MacGyvering
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Chef is already OT at the DevOps proposal

Proposal: Chef is already covered under the DevOps proposal: it'd be great to drive that proposal further ahead instead of splitting into a splintered group of communities, no?
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Is it possible to integrate a keyboard for sites of Languages with non Latin script?

For sites like Russia SE, Arabic SE etc, is it possible to integrate a respective keyboard to the sites?
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Why does BASIC need a devoted site?

Proposal: BASIC programming. BASIC is on topic on StackOverflow, with almost 300 questions. Why does it need its own site?
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Closing the Vi/Vim Proposal

Proposal: Vi/Vim We recently launched an Emacs site, and the Vi/Vim community quickly followed to have a site of their own. The show of support here was nothing short of amazing. It weighed heavily ...
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Broaden the topic to Game Design?

I consider "gamification" to be the application of game design in contexts that aren't inherently games. However, those same tactics that are effective when "gamifying" a product or community are ...
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Should this community be extended to the general ERP field?

I was just wondering whether there's an ERP.SE and found this proposal. It doesn't seem very active. What if we extended it from just SAP to the general field of ERP, so it also included Oracle and ...
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Is Ask Hackers a better name for this site?

HackOverflow is very good name, similar to MathOverflow and StackOverflow. But since this site is a proposed Q&A site for beginners who want to learn pure hacking, Ask Hackers is better suited as ...
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Where did you see that web apps/services were off topic?

Proposal: Webapp and Service Recommendations The premise of this proposal is that web apps and web services were deemed off topic on our Software Recommendations site. That does not seem to be the ...
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Don't forget to verify your email if your new to the area51 and link to your other network accounts

Proposal: Qlikview Don't forget to verify your email if your new to the area51 and link to your other network accounts or your follow wont count :)
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Feel free to add some example questions :)

Proposal: Qlikview Feel free to add some example questions to help this site grow.
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We already have forum.opencart.com, what's the point of OpenCart SE? How does it benefit me?

Proposal: OpenCart Questions regarding OpenCart can already be asked on forum.opencart.com's Support section. Isn't OpenCart SE's proposal "re-inventing the wheel"? What's the purpose of this site? ...
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Why isn't there a general technology stack exchange site?

So I've been trying to ask a question about cellphone towers. Below. This question currently has no home. It's not a programming question (Stack Overflow), it's not related to computing (Super User), ...
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Rationale for other.stackexchange.com

Proposal: Other It seems rather often, and to the chagrin of many loyal Stack Exchange users and the entire community, that some questions have no place to go. See What happened to "What real ...
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A different Q&A

I would like to create a Q&A style site here that would be a little different. I was wondering if this would be something OK with StackExchange. This is how I imagine the site to be: People ...
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How can I automate the CiviCRM upgrade process? [closed]

Are there any examples of scripts that automate the CiviCRM upgrade process, or "one-click" updgades? Proposal: CiviCRM
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Duplicate of Programmers

Proposal: Software Engineering This is pretty much what Programmers is. Check out the list of things that are on-topic. However, like all Stack Exchange sites, we only take questions that are ...
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I'm moving Civicrm from drupal to wordpress. What's the best way to export/import contacts, activities, contributions, and memberships? [closed]

Proposal: CiviCRM The whole import process seems complicated. What's the best way to move data from one civicrm install to a fresh install?
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Should we try to draw members of other engineering forum already, and how?

Proposal: Engineering There's a few other online communities for engineers about. I'm wondering if we should start to advertise the (upcoming) engineering SE. Pros: shorter time till completed ...
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How would the questions asked on Engineering differ from that of Physics?

Proposal: Engineering As most engineering concepts are related to physics (Thermodynamics/Fluid dynamics/Heat transfer/Statics/Dynamics etc), how would this site differentiate itself from the Physics ...
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security.stackexchange.com

If you're talking about security hacking, a stack already exists with tags for cracking, fuzzing, pentest, etc. If you're talking about nebulous cool tech "hacking", I refer to this blast from the ...
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Can we sharpen the definition of “Hacking”

Proposal: HackOverflow Who should this board be catering too? Which questions are we trying to attract, and could too broad or narrow of a question base be harmful?
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What about a site for Maple

There is a site for Mathematica which seems very active. Maple does have Mapleprimes.com which is a whole mix of stuff and not so active. I'd think that both systems get wide use. I have my own ...
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Be patient ! This is a long journey

Proposal: OpenCart In case some of us are new here, I'd just like to reinforce that it's normal to take many months or even years for a new SE site to start. Do always come back every now and then ...
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How can a single QA for all engineering disciplines benefit anyone?

Proposal: Engineering I strongly believe that there should be separate QAs for all the different disciplines in engineering rather than a single QA for them all. I shall briefly list out my reasons : ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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How to make that proposal successfull this time?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) Old proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) The previous proposal for StackOverflow in German has failed. What can we do to make it successfull this time? Are there ...
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Should we cover questions from Server Fault and/or Programmers.se?

Proposal: Programmation (Stack Overflow in French) English As the last proposal failed, shouldn't we also integrate the scopes of Server Fault and Programmers.se (and maybe other programming Stack ...
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Proposal: Bitcoin CrowdFunding

Proposal: Bitcoin CrowdFunding Bitcoin is the perfect technology for CrowdFunding. It does not only eliminate intermediate financial institutes, but allows also completely new ways to organize ...
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It is also OT at ServerFault

Proposal: Chef http://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/chef - has a wiki entry and everything
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Is 10 days in beta sufficient time to evaluate a new SE site?

As the title says really. Today I have found out that SE had a webdesign.se Too late to do anything positive as it is now closed. How does SE advertise a new site? Surely all related SE site ...
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How can we properly promote OpenCart StackExchange?

Proposal: OpenCart There are many people using/developing OpenCart, as can be seen from Google Trends, half a million posts on OpenCart forums, and over 10 thousand 3rd party extensions. However, ...
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Does OpenCart SE overlap with Stackoverflow?

Proposal: OpenCart On Stackoverflow, we can see many questions related to OpenCart. There is even a tag for OpenCart. Aren't OpenCart questions also programming questions which are within the scope ...
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Merge Programming Language Theory and Compilers into Programming Language Design and Implementation

Proposals: Programming Language Theory and Compilers I propose that we merge the programming language theory and compilers proposals into one proposal called Programming Language Design and ...
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This site is a subset of Computer Science

Proposal: Programming Language Theory While I'm impressed with the enthusiasm here, we already have a site that effectively covers these topics: http://cs.stackexchange.com I strongly believe that ...
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Should questions regarding operating system choice be on-topic?

It's been established pretty clearly that all platforms are on topic here and that questions regarding recommendations are strictly off-topic for the OS StackExchange. My question is, would questions ...
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What will happen after the saturation?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Vi(m) is a powerful tool. But within a year or two this site will become somewhat saturated since the command set is limited. Still a few new questions will be asked but the rate ...
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Permalinks to existing example questions seem broken

Some permalinks to existings example questions on several proposals exhibit a weird behavior: when clicked, those links lead to the top of the main proposal page, instead of scrolling down to the ...
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SDN: Code, Hacks, Deployment

Do we need a community for SDN users? Not just "yeah", but "Hell yeah!" Help create a discussion zone interface to support a new online community where SDN will be the focus. Links to the best SDN ...
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international features that will never be complated

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) The last time I have come and check the status of this proposal was 2013-01-03. Since than I have never heard anything about this international features to be ...
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Wouldn't it be better if this idea was broadened to “audio analysis”?

Proposal: Speech recognition I feel this group has a better chance of succeeding if we broadened the scope from Speech recognition to audio analysis. With this, you would have a larger target ...
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Missing international features (revisited)

As for now, three international proposals are blocked and there's going to be a fourth one very soon (SO in Spanish) because international features are not available yet. Since a year2 years has ...
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This presentation may be helpful for soliciting contributions and followers to Education Technology

Proposal: Education Technology http://slidespeech.com/s/hdNGcFBUen?autoplay=true
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Are you sure you want to ask BlueAcorn questions in public?

Proposal: BlueAcorn I'm asking this question as someone who was involved in setting up a company-specific Q&A site. It's not intended to imply that the site shouldn't be a proposal - I'm fine if ...
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Material from “thinkful” is on-topic at WebMasters and/or Stack Overflow

Proposal: Thinkful Coursework is already well-covered on Stack Overflow &/or Web Masters. How would devoting a site to merely content from thinkful help anyone?