While the new logo looks great at higher resolutions (e.g. in the title just under the navigation bar), it's really 'vague' (sorry, I don't know how to phrase it) in e.g. the Hot Network Questions list and the hamburger menu:

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For starters, the black background should probably be removed; also, a lower number of lines probably suffices to convey the idea that it's a fingerprint.

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    $\begingroup$ For one I have no idea of the relation between a fingerprint and AI $\endgroup$
    – user9947
    Commented Sep 7, 2018 at 16:26
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    $\begingroup$ @DuttaA I was wondering the same thing! (Not that I'm complaining. Certainly less menacing than the HAL 2000 eye;) $\endgroup$
    – DukeZhou
    Commented Sep 7, 2018 at 20:49

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This would indeed seem to be problematic. Although the icon is unique, it does appear to be a muddy blob of color at the smaller size. Aside from the aesthetic, it's difficult to make an association to a stack when the image is not clear.


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