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### Congratulations, Yuval passed 100K!

Let me be the first to congratulate Yuval. Yuval your reputation is richly deserved. The breadth and depth of your answers continues to amaze me.
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### Congratulations! Computer Science is graduating!

It's a big day. You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Computer Science has already met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites, and today joins in the new design-...
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### 2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Computer Science's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be appointed as moderators shortly — please thank them for ...
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### Do we want hats? Winter Bash event

In 2011, the Gaming Stack Exchange hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges): Certain actions would trigger the ...
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### Congratulations, Yuval passed 200K!

Congratulations Yuval, you amaze me every day with patience, profound answers and constant fight to make people work harder, hinting them to solve own problems. Thank you, reading your posts is ...
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### Quantum Computing Beta is up and running!

Hello Computer Science users! I'm here to announce that the Quantum Computing site is open to join. Your expertise would be very welcome as we continue building our new site. We accept those who are ...
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Following the discussion in Percentage of answered questions, we organize an event which is dedicated to answering the (~200) un-answered questions we have on CS.SE. We'll be coordinating the event ...
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### "Is there a system behind the magic of algorithm analysis?"

This question came up recently and was quickly closed as a duplicate of our reference question referenced in the title of this post. I'm not complaining about the reference question: it does a fine ...
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### Please render mathematics in edit diffs

Edit diffs do not render mathematical formatting. For example, here's a view from a suggested edit review: This makes it difficult to understand what the mathematical parts of the new versions are. ...
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### Merging the tags complexity and complexity-theory

There are lots of questions tagged complexity-theory and only two tagged complexity. Presumably we should merge the latter into the former.
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### 2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Computer Science's second moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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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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### 2018: 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, in ...
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### Help vote on answers to good questions

Sometimes a question gets asked, someone takes the time to respond, but the answer never receives any votes. Sometimes those answers can be quite good, and it would be nice to reward those answers ...
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The help center page “What types of questions should I avoid asking?” is linked from a few places where people occasionally find it, including: the help center page “What topics can I ask about here?”...
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### Preparing for graduation: Election coming on August 3, 2015

Recently we've been separating the elements of graduation so that beta sites get features of full-fledged communities as they need them. Our design team has been chipping away the backlog of site ...
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### What should we do with this question about why software is complicated?

So this question hit HNQ and is attracting a lot of argument at the moment. Notwithstanding that my answer to it is netting me large amounts of reputation right now, I think it's safe to say that the ...
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### Better guidance for our “belongs on Stack Overflow” close reason

We have a close reason that reads Questions about software development or programming tools are off-topic here, but can be asked on Stack Overflow. That's not as helpful as it could be. Moderators ...
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### 2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 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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### Would you like to participate in a PL/Compiler Community Event?

There's clearly a lot of excitement and enthusiasm right now around the StackExchange network for Programming Language and Compilers. I think it would be nice if we could give people an outlet for ...
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### MathJax broken after submitting an edit

Recently, after I perform an edit, it seems the mathjax rendering takes more space than it is given, resulting with overlapping with the text after it. Example (from q10437, right after editing it): ...
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### Questions about how to study or how to teach

Are questions about how to study computer science on-topic? Are questions about how to teach computer science on-topic? For example, “How can I calculate this property of a graph?”, “How can I prove ...
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### Why are bold and italics disabled on CS.SE?

This sentence is bold. And this sentence is in italics. Or at least they're supposed to be. Why are they not rendered as such?
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One long-standing feature requests for the Stack Exchange engine is the implementation of trackbacks for mentions of the arXiv on Stack Exchange sites. In general, if you have a blog and you blog ...
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MathJax is applied from top to bottom. That is often okay, but in cases like this one it disrups the experience; you have to wait quite a while (depending on your CPU) until a lower-ranked answer (you ...
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### Status of review queues

In recent weeks the processing of reviewing queues has declined. Right now the situation is particularly dire, with almost 150 first posts awaiting review. How do we address this situation? One stop-...
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### Consideration for COVID-caused newbies

Because of the corona virus outbreak, many schools have responded by either closing entirely or sending the students away and allowing them to continue classes remotely. As a result, we may be seeing ...
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### Impolite to new users

I've noticed that new users, who often ask rather poor questions, are often downvoted with no guidance at all, or are given harsh criticism without being welcomed into the community. The purpose of ...
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This questions serves as an entry in the Community Bulletin for the ongoing moderator elections and a hub for related sites. Elections are over! Find the results here. The election chat has been ...
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### Moderator Pro-Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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### Please add a comment explaining the reason when voting to close a question

If you are voting to close a question, please explain the reason. There are some questions which are closed with no explanations in the comments (two about careers). Not everyone reads the ...
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### Our first list question

We got our first list question. We need a policy how to deal with this and similar questions. Also, how to tag it? Not everybody likes soft-question.
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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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### Don't re-render math when editing tags

For some reason, typing in the tag box causes the mathematics in the preview to be rerendered. This causes the textbox to jump around madly, making it impossible to click on a tag. Please fix this; ...
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### Examples of how to use the site evaluation to improve the site?

We just completed our Aug 2014 site evaluation: Let's get critical: Aug 2014 Site Self-Evaluation. It looks like every question got between 20 and 25 votes one way or another. Most of the voters ...
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### The simulation tag

Currently, the tag simulation includes (at least) two broad categories of questions: Simulations in computability theory, i.e. simulate machines of type A with machines of type B. "Applied" ...
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### Inline code in spoilers is broken

If you use markdown of the form >! a you get bad results nowadays. On main: On meta: The text is almost unreadable due to very dark background.
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### Question with accepted answer deleted by post author

In the last 10 hours, I've had two accepted answers that have been deleted by the (same) post author. Since my answers were the only ones and they weren't upvoted (maybe because the deletion took ...
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### Code blocks add extra backslash, if followed by a dollar sign

If you type the characters for "backslash dollar" inside a code block, extra backslashes are displayed. Worse, the rendered output doesn't match the preview. See the example below: ...
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### Bug: table shows correctly while editing question, but not after posting it

I have taken a look at this question, and as you can clearly see - it looks quite horrible in fact. But, the author mentioned that in "edit mode" it looks correctly, so I also checked it out....
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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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### Crash due to the preview code

While I was writing an answer to this question, my browser tab crashed. That's a browser bug, obviously, not a Stack Exchange bug, but it's also partly two Stack Exchange bugs: The preview code is ...
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### CS angle AMA "ask me anything" jun13 Bernardo Meurer

earlier this year Michael Wehar proposed a CS AMA "ask me anything" session that had strong support but which has not gone further/ advanced so far beyond conceptual stage. this is to announce not ...
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### Documentation for Computer Science

Would be cool to have a stackoverflow-like documentation section that explains algorithms, data structures, operating systems etc.
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### Are questions on blockchains on topic?

Just wondering if questions regarding blockchain technology are on topic? From the help link: This site covers theoretical and applied computer science at any level.. I'd categorise blockchains ...
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### MathJax rendering broken in previews from search

Preview of texts while using search breaks and renders unexpectedly.
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### Confusing formatting of inline multiline TeX

This answer contains the following code: ...
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### May I ask a question about logic written in the Prolog language on CS.SE?

Good morning! I'm learning logic through Prolog and I was wondering how to manage a Prolog resolution. I have an exercise to run by hand and to verify on a compiler but I don't know if Computer ...