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Are questions about competitions from the web on-topic?

I discovered the numer.ai competition and I find it quite interesting as new data sets come up every two weeks and data is very clean so you can apply your methods over and over again. I don't find a ...
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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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Let's have pyspark tag

Some time we need to distinguish the question for PySpark from spark or apache-spark, so there should be a separate tag ...
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Different from stack overflow [duplicate]

How is this site different from stack overflow or cross validate? The topics covered are so similar. Both deal with coding and machine learning.
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Let's have our own Twitter account?

Would it be good if we have our own twitter account which is a bot which regularly tweets interesting questions. As our daily visitor stat is improving really good since some time now, I think having ...
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Adding Sample Questions to 'on topic' Page

At the suggestion of @Air, I'm posting this answer to another question here as a new question. I'm new the DS.SE, but have been using SO.SE for years. Having just now looked in the on topic questions,...
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Data Science Site Statistics

I looked over the site stats and wanted to compare/baseline to other SE sites I use and I cannot locate them. Does anyone know where this can be accessed on other sites? Is it only a feature of sites ...
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Data Science logo improvement

Data Science is just an absolutely rad field. Why can't this site get a proper, fancy logo just like Stack Overflow, Ask Different, CrossValidated and so on...!? Maybe is it just because it's still ...
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Reopen votes needed and effective speed of reopening

More than one SE site has the problem that low quality questions may get closed fairly quickly, but that response time when an OP has made a good effort to fix their question seems very long in ...
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Answer the unanswered!

We have been making great progress with our site, with some wonderful stats. However, there are about 460 unanswered questions in the site. Some are very old and some are ignored at the time when ...
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What is the difference between nlp and text mining?

I have noticed two tags nlp and text-mining. I am not a complete literate when it comes to processing natural language. So, wondering whether they are same or not?
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Shouldn't parallel and parallelism tags be merged?

There are two tags which look similar to me: parallel parallelism. There are 4 questions tagged with parallel and 3 different questions tagged with parallelism.
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View your own answer to a deleted question?

I'd like to be able to view an answer I gave to a question that it seems the person who asked the question has deleted. How do I get to this?
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Are we getting WinterBash hats?

Just seen this question in the WP SE. So, wondering whether we would opt in this time or not?
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Certainly not off-topic

https://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/9121/software-for-assisting-in-handling-large-data This question is not off-topic as it's about a specific specialised type of software. Software rec's ...
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Create a Use Case directory for different kind of applications

Two years ago, I decided to start working on a Open Data guide for Python here Open Data SE The idea was to collect with the help of the rest of the users all the possible file formats that an open ...
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Can the data-visualization and visualization tags be merged?

I think the data-visualization tag can be merged into the visualization tag. Both solve the same purpose. And the visualization has a wiki for itself too.
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Can I please know why this question is down-voted (and also voted to close)?

Question on Big Data algorithms
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Is there a chat room for the site?

It would be really nice, if we have an active chat room for general discussion about the site and Data Science. Do such a room already exist, or does it need to be created?
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How is this site different from Cross Validated

I think Cross Validated is a more inclusive site than Data Science. The scope of Cross validated includes machine learning. I wonder what is the reason of this site proposals? Cross Validated is ...
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How do we promote the site?

There is a flood of doubts and articles all over the internet (Quora accounts for a significant amount of such questions) about data science. But, very few of them know about the existence of the ...
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Time to do something about datascience stackexchange?

I was very interested when I found this branch of StackOverflow, and initially the questions and answers seemed rare, but reasonably interesting. Lately I see, for example, 4 out of 11 active ...
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Are software recommendation for data science on-topic?

E.g.: I am looking for a program that would allow me to fine-tune pre-trained word embeddings on my data set. Is that kind of questions be on-topic here or should it be rather posted on https://...
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Is it okay to ask the following question what statistical models can be used in X?

Is it okay to ask what statistical and machine learning models can be used in SEM optimization or product design, for example?
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Quantum Machine Learning added to Data Science?

I wanted to propose that quantum machine learning, or quantumAI (see google or quopal ) should be affiliated to the Data science stackexchange? It is a very recent research area and might grow quickly ...
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Let's get critical: Jun 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Data Science Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, ...
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How to conclude a question

I am new to this site, and I need some help on how to interact with the other users. I asked a question about logistic regression, which was answered. I was just about to reply and say "thank you", ...
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What it is the most appropriate Stack Exchange site to ask about ontologies and knowledge bases?

I am interested in ontologies and knowledge management, but I cannot find the ideal place for those questions. Sometimes, I think that the best site for that is Data Science, and sometimes - ...
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Is there a specific reason for the lack of 'notation' and 'terminology' tags?

I feel like 'what does this notation mean' and 'what term would be used to describe this' questions come up/will come up a lot.
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Limitation of the Data Science site's migration process

Currently, Data Science site has no ability to specify what StackExchange site a question should be migrated to. This feature exists on some other sites, for example, Cross Validated. I think that ...
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Burninate [dataset]

There are currently 63 questions tagged dataset, but no tag wiki. I struggle mightily and unsuccessfully to find a good use of it in the DS.SE context. Requests for data are migrated to OpenData, ...
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When is a question considered a Data Science question and when is considered a coding question more appropriate for StackOverflow?

The title is self explanatory: where to draw the line between data science specific questions, suited for the Data Science SE, and coding questions that are more appropriate for StackOverflow? For ...
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Offer Additional Options for “Off Topic” Flag

There are frequently questions which are off topic posted on this site. It would be nice to be able to flag them with additional information for the moderators. For example, there are frequently ...
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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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Pattern recognition for youtube

Would such question could find place here? I am looking for software that would allow to match supplied image in video frame. I plan to use it to data-mine Hearthstone videos to get data on ...
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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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Basic Standards for Grammar and Punctuation

I see many questions and answers which have no regard for English basics, such as capitalization and simple punctuation. I understand many users will not be native English speakers. I certainly want ...
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Opinion based questions

I was trying to find some (news/code) ressources on Machine learning and about to post a question on datascience.SE but a similar question has been asked before: What are your favorite sources for ...
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Are questions relating to setting up data storage systems on topic?

I have loads of questions about the practicalities of storing and backing up large datasets, about things like how to select appropriate hardware and filesystems for my particular use case, how best ...
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Let's get critical: Dec 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Data Science Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, ...
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Are we interested in Winter Bash 2014?

Winter Bash is coming up again next month. See 2013's site for more info, in case you haven't heard of this: http://winterbash2013.stackexchange.com/ Different SE sites can choose to opt in or out. ...
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Is the cryptanalysis domain part of the Data Science?

The cryptanalysis is a domain for analysis the encryption algorithm and sometimes the way to break them using statistics, math and number theories. My question is: "are questions regarding ...
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Should we lower reputation requirement for comments?

I'm running into a chicken/egg problem in this community. I often need to leave comments to get more details to answer questions, but I don't have enough reputation points to leave comments. Is ...
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Low usage - datasience.SE dying in beta?

Our usage statistics at http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/55053/data-science are all but great. Unless we get a much larger and more active community going, this site will die in beta, just ...
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Before I waste my time… List of lessons

I'm looking to put together a list of free sites that offer courses / lessons that would be useful to me and this site's audience. I don't want to do this only for the question to be closed for no ...
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Should the recommendation tag be burninated?

The recommendation tag seems to be use for a variety of questions most of which could do without it. Should the tag be burninated?
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How is Data Science different to Computational Science

Along the Vein of How is Data Science Different From Cross-Validated? How is Data Science different to Computational Science? I am feeling it sits somewhere between Computational Science and Cross ...
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Are questions regarding NLP on topic?

As said in the title, are questions regarding NLP in all its forms (classification, text mining and so on) on topic here ? For instance, shall I vote to migrate this question here ? The reasons I see ...
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machine-trasnlation tag?

The tag machine-translation is misspelled as machine-trasnlation. Although it is a pretty minor thing, it looks ugly and unprofessional, and hence I thought of bringing it to notice.

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