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

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What is Gamification?

Proposal: Gamification Is this about building games / game systems from non game data like "So I'm designing a game about rigging the election and I'm tryng to figure out if liberals should get ...
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Do we want to exclude handling of out-of-the-box drones?

Proposal: DIY Drones How about flying of drones like the DJI Phantom? Is this only about assembly and upgrades?
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Is debugging on-topic here?

Proposal: Code understanding In Code Review, we get questions asking why code doesn't work. Would those be on-topic here? Currently the best we can offer is to suggest that they simplify the code ...
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How will this site deal with duplicate?

Proposal: Code understanding When thinking about how this site will work, I believe that the same types of questions will be raised by different users using different code. For example, a user might ...
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If this site was launched, would Vim/Vi questions be migrated from SO?

Proposal: Vi and vim I'm not sure how the typical approach is with such sites. If we now have 5 sites where Vi(m) is on-topic, and we launch this proposal, wont we end up having 6 instead of 5? Or ...
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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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How would solutions that require software AND hardware fit into this proposal

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Given that hardware recommendations are off-topic on Software Recommendations and it is assumed that pure Software Recommendations would be off-topic on this site, ...
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Bookmarklets, GreaseMonkey/Tampermonkey, WebApps

Proposal: Code understanding Very often I found myself inspecting the source code of a web page with Firebug or Chrome Developer Tools to add some functionality to this page or to create a webapp ...
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بعد صدور آخر اصدار من دلفي هل يمكن ان يصل للعالمية [on hold]

ربما يكون المجال الآن أصبح مكتضا لكن الدلفي عاد من جديد للساحة مع الإصدار الجديد يمكنكم التعرف على هذه اللعة و ما يميز الإصدار الجديد من الرابط التالي http://learn-delphi-blog.blogspot.com/ فماهو ...
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Get yet another people with you here!

Currently, there is yet 15 committer missing, and it seems they won't get here now. And at late Mar, this propsal will fail. And everything (committers, questions) will be with it lost. We need only ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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Wouldn't any question for this site be on topic on Super User?

Proposal: PC Builders It strikes me that any question that's on topic here would also be on topic on Super User. How does this site differ from Super User?
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Would questions relating to gvim, elvis, nvi be relevant?

Proposal: Vi and vim I've seen others relate to gvim in proposal questions. See comments. I also have a pocket guide for vi and Vim, which includes "Additional features in vile, elvis, and nvi" ...
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Proper language in the Arabic SO تساؤلات حول اللغة في الصفحة

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) ماهي لغة المصطلحات؟ ماهو مصدر تلك المصطلحات؟ هل ستوجد سياسية للإشارة إلى سؤال مشابه على الموقع الإنجليزي لتعميم الفائدة؟ كيف نطلب من السائل أن RTFM من غير وجود ...
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هل نسخة عربية هي الحل الأمثل للمشكلة؟ Is an Arabic SO the correct solution?

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) كلنا متفقين أن المحتوى الإنجليزي غزير جدا وأن ربما الغالبية العظمى من الأسئلة (حتى ذات العلاقة بالكتابة العربية) التي ستطرح على النسخة العربية سيكون لها نظيرات في ...
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Reborn CAD proposal

There was an older proposal for this topic that was shut down. I am re-proposing it. Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
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This Area 51 should be merged with “CAD” because they're the same thing. gis.stackexchange exists, cad.stackexchange.com deserves to exist too

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) This Area 51 should be merged with "CAD" because they're the same thing. gis.stackexchange exists, cad.stackexchange.com deserves to exist too
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Purpose of the proposal Khan Academy?

Proposal: Khan Academy I don't really understand the purpose of this proposal. For most of the subjects taught at Khan Academy we have specialized stackexchange sites which could answer them much ...
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Changing the proposal description wording (in italian)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Italian) The current description is quite bad in Italian, looks like a cheap translation from English: Proposed Q&A site for professional and enthusiast ...
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Why do we need a separate site for Vi/Vim?

Proposal: Vi and vim Vim already falls in the scope of at leat SuperUser & StackOverflow; who do we need a separate StackExcange site?
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Would NeoVim be included?

Proposal: Vi and vim Seems like NeoVim (the engine) would make sense to be included, but what about NeoVim front ends?
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vi.SE or vim.SE?

Proposal: Vi and vim I haven't seen this question before: Will it be vi.stackexchange.com or vim.stackexchange.com? I would personally prefer vim since it's the name under which the software is known ...
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Duplicate of Web Apps?

Why does this proposal not come under the existing Web Apps site? Proposal: Khan Academy
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Improving the plugin API for vim

Proposal: Vi and vim Could we discuss some of the issues related to the current version of vim, especially the unpleasant parts apropos its plugin API, and how it could be improved? I am aware that ...
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Proposal Recreated

The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping proposal has been closed after one year of activity, so I am here to say that it has been recreated! This proposal still has potential! The new proposal is here. ...
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Proposal restarted, we are waiting your new and saved content!

The proposal is restarted. If you consider this viable, and think some of the currently existing questions should/could get a new life on the restarted proposal, please feel free to save them. The ...
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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 ...
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What is the scope overlap of the two proposals Wikis & Open Source?

Proposal: Wikis At first glance it seem like the new proposal Open Source might include the full scope of Wikis and then some. What is the scope overlap of the two proposals?
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LLVM has thousands of questions on Stack Overflow

Proposal: LLVM is well-covered on Stack Overflow: Several of the sample questions are direct copies (which are already answered) from Stack Overflow. How is this an improvement?
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What “international features” are still left to be completed? [duplicate]

The following three proposals Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Stack Overflow (in Russian) Stack Overflow (in Turkish) have had the following message in them for quite a long time already: This ...
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Will questions relating to certification be on topic here?

Proposal: SAP Technologies As per the title: will this site encourage or discourage questions relating to certification exams and preparation?
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How does the closing of the first Vi/Vim proposal affect the new one?

How does the first Vi/Vim proposal affect this one? http://web.archive.org/web/20141013210740/http://discuss.area51.stackexchange.com/questions/18170/closing-the-vi-vim-proposal The whole matter ...
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Yet another duplicate of Unix

Proposal: Slackware Linux This is already covered by Unix/Linux.
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Can't these questions be asked at Web Applications?

Proposal: DuckDuckGo I would expect most of the questions asked on this site would be welcome at Web Applications. Why do we need a site specifically to ask questions about one website?
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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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Another attempt for “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing”

People are hopefully ready to support the site this time, aren't they ? Proposal: Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing
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I suggest to fix the proposal with a spellchecker

It is correctly written as "Techs and tools". Proposal: Techs n Tools
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Although the topic of the proposal is wonderful, its title is terrible

Proposal: Restart I suggest a rename to "home IT repair", or "home device repair", or some like similar.
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Update proposal title for BeagleBone

Proposal: BeagleBone @Don, I suggest removing “Crazy about Android Open Source Project for BeagleBone” from the proposal, to include the BeagleBone embedded platform audience such as embedded ...
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WordPress Plugins Q&As

I would like to propose a new stack that will only deal with questions related to WordPress plugins. This isn't for WordPress plugin development questions, but rather, for questions related to setting ...
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there's already a Stack Overflow in Korean

Proposal: 스텍오버플로우 This appears to be an exact duplicate of http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/68765/stack-overflow-in-korean
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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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Why the Polish site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) Okay! A very straight forward question. Why do internet need a technical Q/A site specifically in Polish language?
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What aspect of compilers is cs.se not serving?

Proposal: Compilers I invite you to try asking your compiler-related questions on computer science stackexchange. It may be the case that there are a lot of compiler questions that don't belong on ...
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Crossover with Software Recommendations

Proposal: Offline Will there be crossover with Software Recommendation? The proposal description mentions desktop-searching, Wikipedia dumps, mirroring, web-crawling but I'm not clear if asking about ...
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The nearly 400 questions on SO show this is already covered there

Proposal: Cloud9 is clearly on-topic at Stack Overflow. What would be the point in splitting it off?
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Subset of Electrical Engineering?

Proposal: Semiconductors Other than material sourcing / product recommendation questions that are discouraged on most Stack Exchange sites questions related to designing and manufacturing ...
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Is really needed to define a site which is the same as StackOverflow but in different language?

Propuestas: Desarrollo de Software en Español StackOverflow in Spanish This proposal is to create a StackEchange site which subject is exactly the same as StackOverflow, but in a different ...
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Would experimental physics themed questions be on topic?

Proposal: Engineering Yes, I know they are on topic on Physics.SE and I have posted 3 such question there - no answers on 2 and the third has a non-answer. (Nothing against Physics.SE, but by their ...
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HackOverflow will not be moving to private beta

Proposal: HackOverflow The momentum around this proposal is admirable, but it won't be continuing to private beta. Folks here have already wondered how to navigate 'dubious' subject matter, or ...