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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Should posts to DataScience contain only one question?

This post contains 3 questions as it’s currently written. I know that StackOverflow and GIS.stackexchange require one question per post. Does the same standard apply to DataScience?
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2022: 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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On AI-generated answers

Update 2024 Feb Stack Exchange has rolled out a new Help Center page network-wide that makes it clear that uncited AI-generated content is a violation of the Code of Conduct. Our copy is at /help/ai-...
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Coming soon: Moderator Election

We would like to give you a heads-up that in June, we will hold a moderator election to fill the slot for a third moderator to fill in for our long-time moderator Dawny33. We will kick off the ...
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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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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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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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Rejected Tag Wiki

For the last several months, I spend some time once every while to improve the Tag Wiki of Data Science Site. In most of the cases, I look on other Stack Exchange sites if they have a decent Tag ...
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Accept Late Answers

While there is some overlap with the question Should answer acceptance restricted who has asked the question? the background I am going to provide is a bit different. The are Askers that are unlikely ...
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2019 Potential Moderator Election Community Interest Check

As you might remember, around a year and a half ago, this community's first election failed — as this community's "fully graduated," elections are a vital part of the moderator selection process, as ...
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We need more moderators

A question about jokes was recently asked. It is (IMHO) about as far off topic as you can get. It took almost three days to close it and in the mean time it garnered 11 answers. So, questions: Is ...
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Criteria for Sheriff Badge?

How is it possible that Dawny33 has been an elected moderator for a year when there has never been a moderator election? Shouldn't this be the constable badge?
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Why does it take so long to attend flags?

So I flagged a post yesterday and it still has not been attended to. This is quite unusual since this is a very active SE site. Should this SE have more moderators? Should the moderators be from ...
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Is it right to close questions based on lack of effort?

I have seen questions being closed due to lack of effort on communities like Biology and Mathematics and sometimes there are questions in DSE with absolutely no effort and very less effort presented ...
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Hands-on Moderation is essential for this community to continue

Two weeks ago, we cancelled the Moderator election for this site on the grounds that there were insufficient candidates. I posted this meta post to investigate the source of the problem and determine ...
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Migrating an old question to HSM or math, or not

Ten month ago, I asked What are references explaining Hugo Steinhaus early “data science” work?. It remains unanswered. It seemed to me it was legitimate on SE.DataScience at this time. Although ...
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Moderation indicator's behavior: Clarification needed

I have an active icon on the top of SE, stating that I have 18 total posts awaiting review. I still have that message active even after I went ahead and reviewed all available to me categories: Close ...
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More flagging options needed

This site has a relatively large amount of off-topic questions which should be better moved to SO or CV. But currently in Flagging > Closing > Off-Topic > Migration, the only listed site is meta-...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, address issues and lead the way in site management. That's why we select a few members from each community to ...
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Are performance optimization questions off-topic?

I'm posting this to discuss whether questions about performance optimizations are off-topic in data science, and of course to see better definitions for such questions. My main relation with data ...
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Flagging link-only answers

I once flagged two link-only answers, but since we're not StackOverflow, in terms of size/#users, I think we should rather strive to comment/edit the posts, so as to make them not link-only answers. ...
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Are recommendation and opinion based questions off-topic?

It's very good to see the community is growing, and we're already through the private beta. Since this session ended, I've seen many questions asking for opinion and recommendation, but I was not sure ...
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Who should our moderators be?

If your meta site does not have a post to nominate Moderators, start one now! Pro Tem appointments will begin about two weeks after the site is created. The more guidance we receive, the more informed ...
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