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Why so few people vote and is there any way to encourage voting?

I've been discovering DataScienceSE for about two months and although I kind of like the topic, my impression is that this SE is not doing great. I've been active on a few other SE sites for some time ...
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Requesting tag for Conceptnet

Could you create a tag for conceptnet (http://conceptnet.io/). It would help with conceptnet related questions. Thanks.
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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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Feature request: Creating a new tag

I came accross this channel from my question: How to start with Speaker Verification? Actually in the question in the above link i was asking 'How to kick-start with the model development and what ...
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Why is there a penalty for downvoting answers?

I understand that for question asking, if quality is low or it looks like there was not sufficient effort or time put into asking a question it can be downvoted. My question is: why is there a ...
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What is your process for migrating questions?

Came across How to check whether a word is abbreviated or not using Python? this question you migrated to Open Data this morning. This is not an Open Data question; it may not be a Data Science ...
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Are questions about standard vocabularies, data and metadata formats, and ontologies on topic here?

Are questions such as: What metadata is required to make a specific data product useable (and how should I format it?) How can I make sure my raster data complies with standard X? What type of ...
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The user gets reputation points for editing after having 1000 points?

As I have seen, +2 reputation points are given when a user's edit suggestion is approved by their peers. Once a user gets 1000 reputation points, he has the possibility of editing without being peer-...
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Feature Request: Create new tags during question edit

Is there a way to add a new tag without adding it in a new question? I think the site would benefit from the tag addition of "isolation-forest" as I have seen a few of these questions pop up recently. ...
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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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Lost Reputation from something I don't remember ever posting

the reputation loss is minimal (2 pts) but still, I can't remember the post responsible for it. The log says: -2 removed How to Programming for Data Science by using KNN But I don't remember: ...
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Where in this website could user share a dataset?

Dataset sharing is a very important part of data science, it allows people to solve problems other users have had, allows to know data retrieving techniques, etc. Just like the dataset tab in kaggle. ...
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What exactly a moderator dashboard looks like?

Congratulations to all the elected Moderators. We are really excited to have you as our community moderators. I (and hopefully other members too) am really eager to have a glimpse of what the latest ...
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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 Community Moderator Election Results

Data Science's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the three new moderators are: They'll be the new moderator team shortly—please thank them for ...
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How can we define what is and what is not on topic?

Data Science is a pretty broad subject and defining what is on topic or not seems quite hard. This difficult is reflected on our help-center that does not specify what is on topic but rather give few ...
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On-topic: Image Processing?

Disclaimer 1: There were other questions related to the broad nature of our help-center in regard to what is on-topic, none of them have a good or clearly answer, in my opinion. Data Science in its ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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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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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Data Science is scheduled for an election next week, March 25th 2019.In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the ...
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How to deal with "I don't know where to start" questions

I think we are all familiar with the Stack Exchange Data Science question like the following: "I have this really cool idea for this project that I would like to work on where I take stock data and ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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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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Expand Scope of Acceptable Data Science Questions?

This is my first time posting on meta so please excuse my question/comment if it needs to be changed in any way. I am a regular user of SE Data Science but recently have discovered that a lot of ...
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Enable code prettifying for DS SE/fix these tags that have no default

It seems like code prettifying is not enabled for this SE. I came across this question and thought that the lack of syntax highlighting might just be because no default highlighter is defined for ...
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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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Should answer acceptance restricted who has asked the question?

I have seen quite a few times that the accepted answer is not always the best among all the replies (obviously under my own criteria). If I'm not wrong, only who asked the question is the one who can ...
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What is our stance on website recommendation questions?

What is our stance on website recommendation questions? Are they on-topic or off-topic? Assume that the website recommendation pertains to data science. Example: Is there any web demo that returns ...
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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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Can i add my code and ask several Qs on each part of it? Or should i discect them into seperate smaller Qs and add each alone?

I wrote a whole code for the first time. It's a bit long (at least for me), and i don't know if is can just paste the whole code and ask Qs on each part of it or separate the code into many smaller Qs ...
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What is on-topic here?

I am trying to find the right site for a question and am a bit torn between data science, cross validated, and ...
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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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Are software installation questions on-topic here?

Artificial Intelligence Stack Exchange occasionally gets questions about how to install DS/AI-related software. These are not on topic at AI, so I'm wondering whether it'd be appropriate to migrate ...
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Data Science vs. DevOps topicality and vice versa

First, to review the definitions from Wikipedia. DevOps - DevOps is a software engineering culture and practice that aims at unifying software development (Dev) and software operation (Ops). The main ...
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Can we get a "cite" link?

I have seen citation buttons in some stack exchange sites, e.g. cs.stackexchange.com: when you click on it, it looks like this: I like this very much. Can we have it for datascience.stackexchange as ...
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Code Snippet Regular Expression

I have a suggestion. I don't think it is difficult for the owners of the web site to enable the highlighting for code snippets. It is already enabled in Stackoverflow. As of now code snippets on Data ...
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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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Paper Explanation Part

I have a suggestion. Data Science consists of so many different fields which are updated ever day. I know StackOverflow has cancelled it but once it had a ...
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Identical question posted here and on Cross-Validated

The question Simple Neural Network Implementation in Keras has been cross-posted here and on Cross-Validated. I flagged it as a cross-post: it's never ok to cross-post on both sites, see When is it ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

This site graduated last year, and so as we're rounding out to the end of our first month of the new year, we'll be starting Community Promotion Ads for this site! What are Community Promotion Ads? ...
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Should this site be combined with the Artificial Intelligence 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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Inconsistent values in tags

I want to report a bug that I have seen a lot in Data Science community. Whenever you track your Next tag badge in your dashboard, it does not get updated. When you ...
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How aggressively should we curate tags?

I suggested an edit changing the tag of the only digit-recognition question to ocr (it has 11 questions). In my opinion, there's no use in such tag fragmentation. I've also found methods, it is not ...
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Another Data Science Milestone, our first 10k User!

I am am not sure how to phrase this as a question, so I am not going bother. NeilSlater just crossed the 10k threshold here on Data Science. And I think it is time for a bit of celebration. Please ...
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Should I downvote a question that should be on another StackExchange thread?

I understand the utility of voting. Though I was wondering if a distinction should be made between: off-topic question that should be deleted off-topic question that should be moved to stackoverflow ...
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Voting is Moderation, and we need more Moderation

As discussed by Grace Note we need more moderation if this site is to continue. The easiest form of moderating is to vote. So far, 28 days into this month, we only have 17 users with more than 10 ...
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Can alternative sites now be added to off-topic/migration?

I see this was asked a while ago in Offer Additional Options for "Off Topic" Flag - however this was answered with a clear "no" because we were a beta site at the time. Recently I saw this ...
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Definitive guide for choosing the right SE site to ask a question on?

When you have a Data Science-related question, there are at least 7 relevant StackExchange sites to choose from. So how do you pick the right one? Yes, for each question you can first ask on Meta (...
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The description of the tag feature-extraction is too restrictive and misleading

The current description for the tag feature-extraction is the following: Variables (used for prediction or explication) used in regression or regression-like ...

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