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Congratulations! Data Science is graduating!

You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Data Science met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites and after a review, the Community Team determined that you're good ...
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Can we get a more direct definition of 'What is Data Science' on help Page?

If a question is closed as off-topic, the asker is referred to the help center for advice on what is on-topic. But as of now, the What topics can I ask about here? help page is somewhat self ...
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Stack Overflow is planning to give their non-programming Machine Learning questions wholesale to Cross Validated

Just a note that Stack Overflow is looking to give away their closed questions on theoretical (i.e. non-programming) aspects of ML to Cross Validated: Let's gift wrap our (good) Machine Learning ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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We just hit another milestone!

So, our site just hit another milestone. We are over 10 questions per day, which means we're increasing in traffic and volume. (Kudos to the mods too!) You can view the stats here. We also have very ...
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Should we start closing resource requests for algorithm implementations, can we have a close reason added?

This question was recently bumped up because someone posted a "me too" non-answer: Looking for this supervised Clustering (SCEC/SRIDHCR) algorithm in R We have others like it, I don't want to single ...
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Are questions about AI history on-topic?

I'm interested in the evolution of neural networks. Therefore I would like to ask questions like "Who was the first to describe a perceptron with more than one output node?" Are these kind of ...
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Shall we have a Community Promotion Ad in CrossValidated?

There is the Community Promotion Ads selection going on in Cross Validated. Link: https://stats.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2901/community-promotion-ads-2016 Stephen's message in chat Selected ...
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Let's make an awesome wiki?

I have just come across this post on Meta SE site, which speaks of a really awesome wiki in the help-center of the Buddhism site. It reminded me of Quora's Data Science wiki which includes a really ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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What percentage of questions here are also on-topic on Cross Validated?

I wonder if anyone has tried to approximate the percentage of questions posted here that are also on-topic on Cross Validated.
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Should we adopt a [self-study] tag like stats.SE in scope and approach?

Should we implement a [self-study] tag in a similar way to stats.SE? I think that curious people will be drawn to this site to find out more about big-data in general. My question is mainly two-fold:...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Community conscious on viewing hot questions from artificial intelligence and cross validated stack exchange

It is a well-known fact that overlap is high between the three sites: Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Cross Validated. If we go through the meta-questions of individual sites, we can also find ...
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Do we vote to close questions with high vote counts?

Another question regarding close votes (since I have seen so many populating the review queues recently) - how should we approach/evaluate closing questions which have relatively high vote counts? ...
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What steps, as a community, should we take to correct the flow of questions between StackOverflow and DSSE?

For the first time in a while I went to StackOverflow, looking for question to answer under the python tag. I found many questions, including some with high ...
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Are questions about data integration on topic on this site?

Data integration, according to Wikipedia, is Data integration involves combining data residing in different sources and providing users with a unified view of them. So at least part of it seems ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Should math and mathematics be tag synonyms?

There are two tags, math and mathematics, which I believe should be made synonyms of each other. On another note, they do not have usage guidelines. My assumption would be that a question tagged with ...
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Why do we have an MLP tag?

Ran across a question with the mlp tag today. As of asking this question, the mlp tag has 52 questions and no tag description, ...
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How to share data on Stack Overflow?

While working on this question, I asked the submitter for their data, so I could play with it, and the answer was: fine, how can I share it? I have no idea :p Looking on SO, I saw this question, but ...
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Correct Flag (if any) for this Question

I stumbled across this question and I'm unsure of how to handle this. This question was answered in the comments, so if this was the only "issue" - I would normally just comment to the users involved ...
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How can I propose an edit to the help center on " What topics can I ask about here?"

I would like to propose that the Help Center topic What topics can I ask about here? be eddited to the following: What topics can I ask about here? Please look around to see if your question has ...
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Announcement: New tag for questions related to self-driving vehicles

I have created a new tag named: self-driving for accommodating all the self-driving tech related questions. So, if you find any such questions, feel free to edit. Also, if you have any tag-requests,...
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2017 Community Moderator Election

The 2017 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Are questions about Data Science as a field on topic?

I would like to ask a question in the main site about a statement I heard in a Data Science Meetup presentation. It was something like "Data scientists work in order to help executives make the ...
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Opinion Based but relevant

As Data Science, we base much of our work on intuition and experimentation and this reflects on the kind of questions that end up been asked around DSSE. Many times we want a recommendation or discuss ...
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Is my question legal to ask on Data Science Stack Exchange?

I would just like to know if Data Science Stack Exchange is a proper place to ask my question. I'm pasting it below. I'm a data analyst, I studied maths and statistics and I've been working as an ...
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How to deal with follow up questions posted as answers?

I was recently looking through some old questions and stumbled upon a question that was relatively high impact (somewhere around 10k+ views). As such, it has somewhere around four or five answers. ...
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Can we ask questions and answer them by our self?

Can we ask questions and answer them, if we believe that other people may refer to them in the future? Is it ethical to do this to get better reputation in this community?
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Do reviewers auto-suggest to close as "needs more focus" when multiple question marks are present?

I've been bothered by this issue for a while, but this question (Should I normalise image pixel wise for a pretrained model) in particular made me think that this might be the case. The question can ...
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What can I do to improve my question about gibbs sampling?

So a while back, I ask a question about Gibbs sampling, but got no response. If I use Gibbs sampling with a Bayesian model, what do I have to check is memoryless? My question is really about a ...
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Q: Should suggesting tag synonyms be more accessible?

Context I saw a question with the tag k-nn for K-Nearest Neighbors. I thought it was a typo and that it should be changed to knn...