I noticed you can be notified of questions that you own, but you can't really be notified when other interesting questions are asked. I know you can star a question, but that's sort of manual work (which us programmers tend to find a way to automate :)
What is meta?
- Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
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In order to reduce the load on the server, and avoid a situation where thousands of mail are sent an hour, subscribing to a question is purposefully limited to the person who asked the question. The RSS feed is more suitable for this purpose.
Each question has its own RSS feed for you to track answers to. It's in the form:
Which will update in your feed reader of choice any new answers posted.