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Where should a user post to ask for help bridging the knowledge / communication gap between experts in a field and themselves?

Is there a location where someone can post a potential question so that experts in the fields could help insert/correct the jargon used within it. Jargon being terminology that an amateur in the field ...
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Harder question, when missing an expert are far less treated, even if they are "good" questions [duplicate]

Easy question are answered quite quickly, there's a small competition on them, to get easy reputation points... But these will usually get zero score. Better questions, which are usually harder, get ...
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How can we ensure the site creation process consistently targets the right level of expertise?

With the Economics site about to close, I've been thinking about the level of expertise that seemed to be forced on it. I can't know for sure whether it contributed to the failure of the site, but I ...
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Tag Analysis to know technology review by users

Is it possible to get analysis report on tags to know technology review. e.g. 1) Which technology has more questions (that has +5 vote up , atleast 1 from reputed person). 2) Which technology has ...
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Is Stack Exchange supposed to be just for experts?

It seems that the word "expert" is used a lot in the descriptions Stack Exchange sites. But in searching I can't really find anything canonical about this. Is Stack Exchange supposed to be ...
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Which Questions Should I Answer?

Non-serious version: I have an answer, I just can't find the right question ;-) Serious version: I've asked about 50-60 questions (mostly on StackOverflow). They were, for the most part, good ...
Alan Turing's user avatar
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Require expertise for approval

When I click on the "review" tab, I'm asked to review questions I have no clue about. Would it be possible to only present (or allow) approval or rejection votes on questions that are in a tag for ...
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Commitment message should ask if you're an expert

A danger for any new Stack Exchange site is to have a population of mostly laymen, and few experts who can ask and answer the difficult questions which the site's survival ultimately depends on. ...
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How about adding an expert chat to Stack Overflow? [closed]

Sometimes when answering a question or getting a reply for the question leads to multiple questions. And then there will be some kind of follow up questions in the form of comments and it quickly ...
Teja Kantamneni's user avatar
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Points system favours helping beginners [duplicate]

I'm not really sure if there is a solution to this but it strikes me that 90% of the time you are going to get most of your points by answering questions from beginners. These tend to get mass ...
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What to do with questions that are uninteresting for experts and too hard for the rest of us

Joel Spolsky makes some good points about needing to have experts engaged to make a site like this work: The power of the Stack Exchange platform is detailed, expert answers to extremely rare, "...
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Does SO appeal to experts? How?

I was telling a friend of mine about the SO/SE model today. At some point he asked, "wouldn't you want to somehow separate questions according to the level of the target audience?" That is, if I'm an ...
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Intelligent Question Routing

Is there any work going on to try to put questions in front of the best people to answer them? As an example, when somebody like John Resig logs on, it should be very easy for him to see a few jQuery ...
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