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When is Stack Exchange holding an event program?

I have been seeing tech conferences all around, and I wonder why Stack Exchange hasn't held one. Or am I just not aware of any? Stack Exchange is a big community with huge interest in almost every ...
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Place for indie developers to promote their own software

Within the Stack Exchange ecosystem, is there a place for indie developers to post links to their software? Promote, Test, Discuss, and Brag about it? If no, then why not?
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“How to ask a smart question” overhaul

I'm speaking strictly about Stack Overflow here, but shouldn't there be some kind of reference to the ability to troubleshooting? It seems as if more and more SO users are seeking help with their '...
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Do questions that get re-tagged as bug miss out on some queue?

I asked my question "The "Hot" tab algorithm changed recently, does not appear to be working as intended" a week ago and got a LOT of interest (32 up-votes, 4 favorites, and 223 views). I ...
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Can mods stealth-edit questions? (SO10k needed for context) [closed]

So I just had this old answer insta-deleted, and I've noticed that the link that was pretty much all it contained now points at the question itself. I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have just posted a link ...
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Apple OSX Developer Program: can I ask questions about the new API?

Is it allowed to ask questions on a public forum (^H^H^H or Q&A) regarding features of an API that is only available to (paid) members of the Apple Developer Program? I would say that those ...
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Can admins see who downvoted them? If not, do developers with DB access look it up?

I have always wondered, do SO/SE employee "super diamond moderators" or admins, or whatever word there is for them, have an ability to see who downvoted them? For example, I can see my own downvoted ...
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What's the preference on using real names and photos?

On some forums they prefer users using their real names, since its easier to relate to a person than to a "thing". And since we have avatars would a self photo be better than a meaningless pic? Any ...
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Are there famous developers using Stack Overflow? [closed]

We know Jeff and Joel use Stack Overflow (obviously), but what other "famous" developers or at least working on popular projects, or important blogs do you know of that are using Stack Overflow? ...