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Is it time to modify our site guidelines?

We've been informally allowing ML implementation questions, software & hardware evaluation questions, and the scope of the humanities side of the field has expanded also... My sense is, the ...
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What should the AI.SE Site Description be?

Per Moderator @BenN's request in this thread to change the site description, we need to open a new thread and vote on new suggestions. Please propose site description texts exactly as past users did ...
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What topics can I ask about here?

What should we have in Help Center > Asking section regarding What topics can I ask about here? For example Stats SE has this: CrossValidated is for statisticians, data miners, and anyone else ...
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Technical questions are not getting closed

Technical/mathematical/implementation questions are off-topic. However, many of them are not getting closed. E.g., here are the most recent close votes I cast on the grounds the questions were ...
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How to distinguish between 'programming' and 'conceptual' questions?

There's been some comment discussion as to whether a couple of questions e.g. this one and this one have been on topic. In my opinion: We should take care not to readily dismiss technical questions ...
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What should the on-topic page look like?

Similarly to What should the AI.SE Site Description be? and after the discussions On-topic and off-topic pages need to be clarified and Who decides and writes the on-topic and off-topic pages?, I ...
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What kind of implementation questions should be off-topic?

It was suggested that: "implementation problems" be explicitly listed as outside the scope of this site Can we clarify what this could mean? Some example would be useful. @InquisitiveLurker ...
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Why aren't implementation based questions welcome on this stack?

I've seen many times questions get asked to find another stack (usually Data-Science or Cross-Validated) because they're focused on either implementation or coding specific questions which are clearly ...
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What are the main problems of our Stack? What could we be doing better to grow?

Essentially, what are your thoughts on what we need to be doing, doing better, or not doing, to grow the Stack? (This topic may have been covered in the past, but I wanted to open a new thread to ...
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What is in scope under the "implementation of machine learning" exclusion?

Some implementation questions like this one and this one are not about Machine Learning. They are getting closed anyway, as the actual topic would rather be on another SE site. I wonder if the "...
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Who decides and writes the on-topic and off-topic pages?

Several months ago I posted this: On-topic and off-topic pages need to be clarified, which has NOT yet been addressed. In the past, there have been other similar posts, for example What topics can I ...
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