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### Should extensions to questions be made via an edit or should a new question be posted?

More Specifically Should a new question, $Q_2$, be posted when question $Q_1$ has already been answered and there is a distinctly new question that draws substantially on the content of $Q_1$, or ...
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### Why did the close page flow include neither DS nor CV in the listed migration recommendation options? [duplicate]

When I voted to close a purely data science question that appeared in the First Question queue and selected the option that it was more appropriate for another site, the AI meta was listed as the only ...
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### What is “on-topic” regarding Reinforcement Learning questions?

I was quite surprised to see this question migrated from AI Stack Exchange to Data Science: https://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/39279/dqn-cannot-learn-or-converge There are two reasons ...
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### What percentage of questions posted here are also on-topic on Cross Validated and Data Science?

Has anyone tried to approximate the percentage of questions posted here that are also on-topic on Cross Validated and Data Science?
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### “Natural Language” vs. “Natural Language Processing” tags?

I'm wondering if this should be a single tag. However, if we do keep them as separate tags, how do we disambiguate? natural-language natural-language-processing
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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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### Is the incentive of the down vote undifferentiated by the existence of associated reasoning non-optimal for SE?

This is a question to ask the social engineers employed by those who own SE and SO, but I would like to vet it here before doing that. Background Consider that the SE/SO structure is, from one ...
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### Is there any way to add the “tabular” environment to the LaTeX support for this site?

That would allow this structure, instead of trying to build tables with ASCII or UTF-8 characters, tedious to say the least. ...
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### How can we change the site description to match our current topic guidelines, and past votes on the description?

The current description for the AI.SE site is: Q&A for people interested in conceptual questions about life and challenges in a world where "cognitive" functions can be mimicked in purely ...
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### Visited/Unvisited link colours are too similar

Not sure if this is a bug, or maybe an improvement opportunity, but with my current settings I find the colours to be similar enough to cause confusion, I haven't experienced this in other sites. ...
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### One single question for 'How to start learning AI' [duplicate]

I am new to the field of Artificial Intelligence. And so are many. I searched for answers and there are many questions on this site about how to start learning AI. Examples: How does one start ...
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### What should we rename the [theorics] tag to?

Right now, we have a tag called [theorics]. "Theorics" is kind of a dubious word. I've never heard the word used anywhere but this very site. Wiktionary says that the word is "obsolete". Google Ngram ...
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### Are questions where answers are inevitably obsolete on topic?

This question was recently bumped to the front page. On some other SEs, the words "latest methods" would be a red flag and potentially cause it to be closed because any answer would have to be updated ...
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### Low-resolution version of logo too vague

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 ...
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### Should we make a more concerted effort to answer or close the unanswered queue?

If you take a look at our states on Area51, the two big areas that are still a problem for the beta are the rate of unanswered questions (which is close to 25%), and the average number of answers per ...
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### Neuromorphic Computing should be changed to Neuromorphic engineering

So I came across this tag neuromorphic-computing while editing a question. This is a quite misleading name. I suggest the moderators change the name to ...
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### Are we finally entertaining Data Sciency type questions?

Recently I flagged a question as more suitable for Data Science Stack Exchange and should be migrated there. However it was declined. To me this is clearly a Data Science question (no ambiguity). Did ...
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### How to go about editing past questions and answers with new $\LaTeX$ support?

I just noticed that $\LaTeX$ support has been enabled on the site. In this meta discussion where that feature was requested, large lists of existing questions and answers that would benefit from \$\...
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### Religion based answers in AI

To give some background, recently I came across an answer which used some religious stories to explain a question. I reported it as spam as it contained link to a personal blog (it got consequently ...
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### New Topology Tag Info (scope of usage & definition/disambiguation)

A knowledgeable user graciously submitted this edit for the topology tag, but the scope of the content is such that I wanted to bring it to the community for discussion: USAGE GUIDANCE Topology ...
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### Is the current out-facing description of the AI meta descriptive of what it is?

Because of a comment added to someone else's question about it being off topic, I looked up the definition of what is on topic for the AI beta.1 I was startled to find that the current Artificial ...
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### Ambiguous monte-carlo-search tag

I think the monte-carlo-search tag is currently ambiguous. The tag info page currently says: For questions about clarifications/applications/implementation ...
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### Is AI StackExchange as a small, growing, beta site extra vulnerable to people gaming the system? Should extra actions be taken?

AI StackExchange is still a beta site, still has growing to do, and appears to still be relatively small/niche. I have gotten the impression that it is more vulnerable than huge sites (like ...
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### Is a question about resouces considered off-topic?

I've been active on SE from some time and only recently entered in ai.SE community. In very large communities like SO questions about resources are not welcomed and usually are closed after a short ...
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### Push Notifications in questions list

I'd like to be notified when new questions arise. Would it be feasible? Receive notifications from a specific feed (in my case the Artificial Intelligence community)? When I say "Notifications" I ...
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### Initiative to migrate unanswered Data Science questions to SE:Data Science

I love that people are coming here to answer some of them, and I think we should encourage that for basic questions, and try to emphasize the conceptual aspects, and point to Data Science for more ...
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### Increase the number of sites for flag “off-topic->another site”

If a question must be flag as "off-topic" due to "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network", the only current possibility is "belongs on ai.meta.stackexchange.com". No ...
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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's up with the visitors / day metric?

A week or two ago, this site was at around 1000 visitors / day. Just now I saw that it was showing 2 visitors / day. Huh? I can't imagine traffic just magically dried up for no apparent reason. Is ...
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### Should we make tags for the different languages?

Recently, a user asked a question in which I am unable to help (Or even refer) the OP as I do not know which language is being used. So, my question is, should we make language tags ("python", "...
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### New questions getting buried in old questions

I am not asking this question to criticize or nullify someone's effort. I have been noticing that since the last few days, when @Pheo started editing (which is a good thing) that new questions which ...
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So I don't know why but suddenly there is a spurt of "Close Vote" revies in my queue. It probably has something to do with the mass editing of posts by @Pheo. What exactly is the community policy for ...
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### I am going to be editing the old questions forward. Any opinions?

I have recently noticed that even the oldest questions have small errors in them. I think that this could be improved for future generations, both to improve readability and as a record. First of ...
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### Icon isn't working for entering sourcecode into a posting

I have programmed a chatbot which can enter sourcecode on AI.stackexchange. The problem is that the button for insert a codesnippet doesn't work, because the chatbot isn't able to find the correct ...
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### Math equations on AI stackexchange [duplicate]

I recently replied to a post on ai stackexchange, and I noticed that it is not possible to insert equations, unlike other websites like crypto stackexchange for example. I believe the library used on ...
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### Should the badge design for this site be changed?

So, I have seen each stack exchange sites have their own stylized badge style. For example CrossValidated has a leaf like symbol, Biology has a genetic symbol. It definitely helps to add uniqueness to ...
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### What description do we want for the “ai-community” tag?

This has been proposed: For questions about current affairs about various types of contributions/theories proposed by different groups/communities identifying themselves as AI researchers/...
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### Are these tags synonymous?

I came across these tags. Are these tags synonymous? spanish-language language-processing natural-language natural-language-processing The Spanish language tag is not synonymous, but I don't find ...
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### Biological aspect of Artificial Intelligence

This might seem a bit opinionated, but since I joined AI.SE I have seen a lack of biological questions on this site. Neurobiology was one of the main influence of AI, but I don't see questions on the ...
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### Are name and description of this site in disagreement?

If we look at the curriculum of AI in any university, we will find as topics: agents, neural nets, supervised/unsupervised learning ... . In a few ones, an small part about AGI or mind. It is not ...
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### Should we do a mass migration of Data Sciency questions on AI that remain unanswered?

My personal position is we should indeed take basic questions on any aspect of AI, so I'm not suggesting we end our experiment accepting implementation questions, but, where these questions haven't ...
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### Should this site be combined with the Data Science stack exchange?

According to my scope of the subjects. Artificial intelligence in a very strict sense should only contain questions pertaining to how we can create truly intelligent (creative, aware, etc.) machines. ...
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### Can we create something to permanently deal with the “Getting Started” question?

Folks: Like it or not, people are going to continue to post variations of the "How do I get started in AI" question. No matter how many get closed and marked off-topic, they're going to keep showing ...
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### Are we too fast downvoting questions, especially for newcomers?

I've been active on several different SE sites during the last years and I haven't seen any other community that's so fast with downvoting questions, especially without providing helpful comments. I ...
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### Please welcome another pro tem mod!

I'm Pops, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. Though it once again saddens me to say it, one of your moderators has decided it's time to step down. Another of your fellow community members here on ...
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### Do we need to disambiguate the “gaming” tag?

Gaming in the computational sense really refers to video games which are distinct from combinatorial games (board games, card games, etc.) My feeling is that the approach to these general ...
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### Should the tag ultraintelligent-machine be changed to superintelligence?

I did some googling and "ultraintelligent machine" seems to derive from a 1965 I.J. Good article. My feeling is that such a tag would largely refer to his work, and that superintelligence more ...