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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
6 views

Programming is covered by Stack Overflow

Proposal: Esoteric and Archaeic Programming is already covered in Stack Overflow. Splitting this out is not going to help anyone, is it?
5
votes
0answers
14 views

Programming is already amply covered on Stack Overflow

Proposal: OSXCode is already amply on-topic at Stack Overflow. Splitting it away will only serve to splinter the community. Tens of thousands of questions on SO:
0
votes
1answer
26 views

What would be the scope of Retrocomputing?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Is this to include help on vintage games, for example "How do I get past SuperBadGuy on level 5 of FantasticGame". Would it be more limited to repair, maintain and modifying? ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

How is this not covered by Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Frameworks - all programming topics which can already be asked and answered on Stack Overflow. How would this site help?
11
votes
4answers
193 views

How will the scope of this site differ from Stack Overflow?

Proposal: MATLAB There are currently almost 29,000 MATLAB questions tagged at Stack Overflow. Is there a strong justification for splitting MATLAB questions among two sites? Stack Overflow covers the ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

How to bypass the dubious nature of this topic?

Proposal: HackOverflow How is HackOverflow supposed to overcome the inherent dubious nature of its topic? It seems that the Information Security page would cover some of this topic and also render ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

Possible addition of a time frame?

Proposal: Retrocomputing I think this is a great topic to add to Stack Exchange. I think it might be too broad, as there are hundreds of vintage computing systems - I think it might be helpful to ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Site description change to “Site for beginners who want to learn testing, attacking & defending system security”

As the title says, I propose to change the description to: "Site for beginners who want to learn testing, attacking & defending system security", because it sounds more serious and will invite ...
-3
votes
0answers
14 views

How to make my Sony Remote control my receiver volume? [on hold]

I recently bought a new Sony Blu-Ray player (Model BDPS3200), and it's working great. Out of the box it (mostly) works with my Sony TV as well. Everything except for the volume buttons that is! I ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

What would “nanotechnology” offer over Physics.SE's [nanoscience] tag?

Proposal: nanotechnology Physics Stack Exchange has a nanoscience tag. Please explain the rationale behind proposing nanotechnology as its own site.
0
votes
2answers
7 views

How can a Q&A forum be used to guide the design process?

Proposal: Open Source Ecology There are several ways in which people seek understanding in a domain. StackExchange is good at question and answer. Can a Q&A forum be made to work for product ...
3
votes
1answer
26 views

Do we really need another Linux site?

Proposal: Boss Linux Admittedly, I didn't find a Boss tag on SuperUser, but wouldn't the logical place to start be creating it? If it picks up phenomenally, then there's a reason to discuss opening a ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

How is released SE site connected with a URL?

I think about creating a Stack Exchange site. My friend owns a domain with appropriate name. Is it possible to assign a released site (when out of beta) to a subdomain? If yes, how can the owner of ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Possible Overlap with Life Hacks

I love the idea of a MacGyvering site. However, I think this site would have a lot of overlap with Life Hacks. Proposal: MacGyvering
0
votes
0answers
9 views
0
votes
1answer
19 views

SOC Programming Focus

Proposal: Embedded Systems Programming and Design I would like to see a board focused on SOC design and implementation. We're just starting to use an Altera CycloneV (Dual Arm 9 + FPGA) and I'm sure ...
14
votes
4answers
348 views

What would a Home Automation site provide that existing sites and proposals don't already provide?

Proposal: Home Automation What would a Home Automation site provide that existing sites and proposals don't already provide? I could see that many Home Automation questions would be suitable for ...
0
votes
2answers
23 views

How does it differ from Fashion?

Proposal: Wearables There is already the Fashion proposal which would deal with the "upcoming trends" in the stuff people wear. What makes that site different from it? It's hard to deduct it from the ...
4
votes
2answers
14 views

Is this covered by GIS?

Proposal: GNSS The GIS site says: GIS Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack ...
4
votes
0answers
18 views

“Solution Architecture” is both overly broad, and too subjective

Proposal: Solution Architecture has some initial issues. First, it is overly broad - I, for example, am a solution architect in cloud and data center management and automation. That does not qualify ...
4
votes
2answers
90 views

Should we use “Sie” or “Du”?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) I don't know whether this is the right time to ask (so please tell me if it isn't): While reading the example question I was wondering if we should use the ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Existing Stack Exchange sites where questions about Firefox OS are on-topic

Questions about Firefox OS and specific apps seem to be on-topic on Super User. Example: How can I check if an installed Firefox OS app is hosted or packaged? Questions about Firefox OS app ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Change the site name to HackOverflow

Proposal: Hacking 101 "Hacking 101" is a bit lame, and could be improved. Change the site name to HackOverflow - more in tune with StackOverflow and ServerFault.
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Is the proposal legal?

Proposal: Hackintoshs Well, I once asked question about Hackintosh on Apple's site and superuser both. I've been warned that it's not legal to create a hackintosh, because you would be breaching the ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Will this site be for cracking, or just hacking?

Proposal: Hacking 101 Can we propose questions about cracking rather than hacking, or just hacking? I understand this will make everything seem more "legal". It also seems most users seem to think ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

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
4
votes
1answer
33 views

What 'Java Mobiles' apart from Android?

Proposal: Java Mobiles Proposal: Andoid Devices Which "Java Based Mobile Operating Systems" is 'Java Mobiles' focussing on, not counting those already covered by 'Android Devices'?
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Can the group include rovers

Proposal: DIY Drones Can this also include rovers?
8
votes
1answer
73 views

VC is already highly on-topic at SO

Proposal: Revision control. ***EDIT 18 Aug 2014 Proposal: Git Stack This was tried a couple years ago, and determined then to be on-topic at SO already. Examples: git, 25000+ svn, 15000+ ...
16
votes
1answer
77 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
18 views

web dev: already well covered in the SE network

Proposal: Web Development is covered under Stack Overflow WebApps Webmasters User Experience
16
votes
1answer
671 views

Finally we made it in the commitment phase!

There are still 4 questions to go for the proposal Stack Overflow (in German) to reach the commitment phase. The number of questions varies, due to the fact that persons always change their opinion on ...
4
votes
2answers
35 views

PaaS should be subsumed by either Server Fault or “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing”

Proposal: PaaS is handily covered by both Server Fault for general IT sysadmin inquiries, and the proposal Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. How could this proposal help?
9
votes
0answers
36 views

Is this covered by StackOverflow?

Proposal: R language SE doesn't tend to create boards for specific language - I would suggest a tag for R in SO would be more appropriate.
5
votes
2answers
93 views

Please rewrite the proposal description

Proposal: *CAD * From the first couple of questions posted here, it seems that this proposal is geared towards CAD usage as opposed to CAD development. As mentioned in Robert's comment, this site ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Request to all who are following Sitecore proposal

Proposal: Sitecore I guess many of us are new or not much aware of how it works in Area51. This discussion is to aware people in Sitecore site definition that you have only 5 upvotes in a ...
3
votes
2answers
163 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Beagle Board is already covered on Electronics.SE

Proposal: TheDailyBeagle is already covered on Electronics. Why split it out?
-9
votes
2answers
130 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

Other System z Sites

Proposal: System z I wanted to bring up the discussion of other areas that have been created for System z technical questions, just to be sure that we know about them and have explored those. I don't ...
1
vote
3answers
67 views

What is the difference between askubuntu proposal and Linux Mint Proposal?

Due to that Linux Mint is a fork of Ubuntu, Which of the question must be asked on Linux Mint and which of them on Ask Ubuntu? I had some questions about Mint and I asked on Ask Ubuntu but ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

Wouldn't most of these questions be on-topic at either StackOverflow or Programmers.SE?

Proposal: Computology Wouldn't most of these questions be on-topic at either StackOverflow or Programmers.SE?
1
vote
0answers
50 views

Been there. Done that

This has been proposed many times before, and the only one that managed the beta failed miserably. Probably due to the fact "3d" is already on-topic at GraphicDesign.SE, but, then again, GD.SE ...
21
votes
1answer
413 views

Were making really great progress toward completing the 2nd stage of the proposal

Proposal: Operating Systems If were all interested in making this group successful, we'll have to come up with more questions. Whether it'll be a good or bad question, it'll only help this proposal ...
2
votes
1answer
16 views

FL Studio is ontopic at Sound Design

Proposal: FL Studio See Sound Design Stack Exchange. FL Studio is already on-topic there. What is the rationale behind giving FL Studio its own site?
-4
votes
0answers
19 views

Product support?

Proposal: TheDailyBeagle The FAQ clearly states that StackExchange is not for support of a specific product. If this is considered such a product, then the proposal should be closed for that reason. ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

Have an Apereo-general StackExchange, or exchanges specific to products (Sakai CLE, uPortal and portlets, CAS, etc.)?

There seems to be a proposal both for an Apereo-general Stack Exchange and for a Sakai-CLE-specific StackExchange. Which model should be pursued? Ought there to be a uPortal-and-portlets specific ...
-3
votes
0answers
41 views

Hope to encompass Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

If this proposal is successful I hope that it can replace the currently existing Electrical Engineering SE site and also encompass the subject matter that would fall under the scope of the existing ...