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Website for Computer Science literature [duplicate]

Is there a Stack Exchange, or some other website for asking questions and recommendations related to Computer Science?
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Search by answers

Maybe this topic has already been discussed here, but I couldn’t find an answer to it. I remember having read answers which talked about a specific issue (which was not necessarily closely related to ...
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Addressing of flagged posts which need moderator intervention [duplicate]

Specifically, when a post is flagged as in need of moderator intervention what does it mean? A while ago, this happened: Little backstory: I asked a question which was related to a question supplied ...
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Order by which the users closed a question

Suppose that some question from some StackExchange site gets closed. Then the user who posted the question as well as any user with close/reopen votes privilege can see a message explaining why the ...
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Why are certain flags not available from time to time? [duplicate]

From time to time, some flags are not available to me. I would, for example, like to flag this post as off-topic, but the flag is not available for me. (It wasn't before the post was closed, as well.) ...
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Position of numbers change when typing after ࠀ

It's impossible to write a number directly after the symbol ࠀ in any Stack Exchange site. Whenever I write ࠀ and suffix it with numbers, the numbers are somehow inserted BEFORE the symbol while ...
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Where can I ask a question regarding programming SW that creates electronic circuits [duplicate]

I have a question about how long it might take to program a piece of software that creates electronic circuit schematics and stuff. In order to answer the question, one needs to know how logic gates ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange site for Godot?

Is there a Stack Exchange site for Godot (a game engine)? Or a similar one where I can ask questions about game development?
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Where should questions about web searches for special characters live?

A useful thing for programmers and other users of mathematical symbols is searching for special characters on search engines. E.g. searching for the meaning of $~ in Perl, or named mathematical sets ...
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Where can I ask this question about CS terminology? [duplicate]

I have a topic which is difficult to discuss effectively, because I lack the terminology I need to discuss it or even look it up on Google, so my specific question is What's the CS word which ...
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How do I quickly resolve my questions that are marked as already posted when the answers are far outdated especially in the tech field? [duplicate]

To start off. This is in no way a repost. I state here below and list things which might be similar, but are definitely not identical to others. My posts of which I show my tech problems seem to very ...
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How do I change my e-mail on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How to change email from Stack Overflow to another email? How to unlink your Facebook account? I tried to unlink it from the Facebook application and even delete it from the Stack Overflow profile, ...
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Asking specific CAD questions

I am an engineering student and from time to time, I find myself in the need to use Computer-Assisted-Design tools. For my part, I mostly use FreeCAD but I don't know on which part of StackExchange ...
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How can I typeset a crossword puzzle using Stack Exchange markdown?

I'm wondering if it's possible to typeset crossword puzzles using Stack Exchange markdown. I'm after something like this: Love-ins? A capital idea for a cryptic crossword However, I want it to ...
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Get questions + answers from a certain tag for the last six months

I want to do some text analysis on the body of the questions and answers of certain tags, starting with pandas and numpy. I want to start with the last six months. I know how to get the body of the ...
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How are the top tags on the profile page selected?

The profile page has a section called "Top tags". Several tags are displayed there. (I have only seen six, I am not sure whether it is always the same number.) Question: How are the tags ...
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Is there any criteria on which question closure statistics are sorted in 10k tools?

On Ask Ubuntu, the closure statistics table seems to be sorted on some criteria. For example, when I saw statistics for past week on Tuesday, the table was: But on Saturday, i.e. today, the table is ...
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Where can I see questions and answers I've upvoted if I have less than 15 reputation?

Over the years I've been quite a lurker but I have upvoted several answers or questions that I eventually wanted to find back. As I'm below 15 reputation, this answer does not really apply to me, ...
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How do I delete my Stack Exchange OpenID account?

I wanted to change my Stack Exchange mail address and just went through the absolute madness described here - only to find out that I've now created another useless account that I cannot delete. How ...
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What does 'via Vote' mean in the timeline of a deleted post?

On a certain SE site, following my report of a CoC violation, an SE employee appears to have deleted the post. The timeline shows a comment, 'via Vote'. What does this mean?
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If my question was closed, and I edited it, and there are a lot of answers, can I ask the answerers to vote to reopen?

My question was closed, and there are a lot of answers. I have since edited the question. Now can I ask the answerers to vote to reopen?
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Can policy-locked posts be locked for comments? What happens if the comments end up going out of hand on a policy-locked post?

Recently, the new Policy Lock feature was introduced, to allow staff members to lock posts for editing by non-staff while still permitting votes and comments. However, I'm wondering what will happen ...
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How can I operate the UI to propose a tag synonym?

I'm at a loss about how to propose a tag synonym. The FAQs do a good job explaining what a tag synonym is, who can propose it and who can vote it. Users with this privilege and a total answer score (...
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Are the 'Quantum Computing' and 'Artificial Intelligence' sites still in Beta?

On Area 51, the proposal pages for Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence both say, "This site is in Public Beta". However, the Home pages of Quantum Computing and Artificial ...
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When voting to close and migrate to another site, how can I add another site? [duplicate]

When voting to close (or in such cases migrate) a question: Community specific What site does this question belong on? expatriates.meta.stackexchange.com Here one site is given, but I would like to ...
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How to check the views count for a question? [duplicate]

How can one check the number of views of a specific question when using the Mobile form of the site?
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Background checks on election candidates

Does the company run any background checks on users who nominate themselves for elections? For example, can Community Managers see if a candidate deleted an account in that election year? Can CMs see ...
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Creating a new account in the network does not copy my existing Gravatar

I am learning LaTeX for fun and so I created a Stack Exchange account in TeX.SE to upvote all the useful questions and answers over there. I notice my new account does not copy my Gravatar no matter ...
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Is there an interactive chat/service for Stack Exchange sites, like Discord? [duplicate]

Is there a place for just informal discussion for particular Stack Exchange communities? Maybe audio and video chats or making friends?
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What would happen if there were a cycle of tag synoynms?

Asking mostly out of curiosity: Question: What would happen if there were a cycle of tag synoynms? As in, there are tag synonyms such as a 2-cycle: a -> b b -> a or a 3-cycle: a -> b b -&...
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Where can I find the possible off-topic close reasons at a given site?

With the down-the-line goal of streamlining question closure at Chinese.SE, I want to identify the off-topic close reasons at the other language sites. I want to understand their decisions, and ...
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Are there any updates to the May 17, 2019 security incident?

About a year ago, there was a security incident on Stack Exchange. The last blog post I found on that matter concludes with: We will provide more public information after our investigation cycle ...
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Is there a way to find out if I've ever both voted to close a question and posted an answer to it?

I just noticed that someone voted to close a question and posted an excellent answer at the same time. I wanted to tell them that I thought it was unfair to do both with an argument involving ...
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Why is the Community User the sole approver of this tag wiki suggested edit?

My suggested edit for the tag wiki of the [login] tag on Literature Meta seems to have been approved solely by the Community User: What gives? I'm not sure if this is a bug or not, so I've tagged it ...
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Why is this suggested edit of a question title displaying peculiarly? [closed]

I'm looking at a suggested edit to the title of How can I get exposure to mandarin usage and pronounciation? at Chinese.SE: I almost rejected it, thinking it would change the title to the following: ...
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How can a user with high reputation submit a suggested edit?

According to this: How do suggested edits work?, registered users without the edit privilege (2000 rep) can suggest edits to any post or tag wiki. Users whose reputation is more than 2000, their edits ...
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What's this new Articles feature, and will it be rolled out to public Q&A in any form?

I came across a Tweet by Jon Ericson a few minutes ago, which contained a screenshot of an email sent out to Stack Overflow for Teams customers. The screenshot says: One enhancement that we're close ...
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Stepped down as mod on one site, lost chat room permissions on another?

I've been a moderator on the Stack Exchange sites Travel and Expatriates for years. This week I stepped down on Expatriates, but I have now had my access removed from the chat with other Travel ...
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Asker deletes his question a minute after I answered it. What can I do? Is this a common pattern? [duplicate]

I'm new to this platform, please bear with me. I answered a question on SO today, where the asker needed a specific SQL query. As soon as I had answered it and before anyone else could read or upvote ...
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Which Stack Exchange site should I use? [duplicate]

Which Stack Exchange should I use for cyber security questions or in other words, is there a Stack Exchange like Stack Overflow, but for ethical hackers? In my case, I'm starting into the cybersec ...
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Answer in Low Quality Posts review queue without flag

I encountered this Low Quality Posts review queue item on Chess Stack Exchange. I was curious who had flagged it, but to my surprise the mod timeline doesn't show a Very Low Quality / Not An Answer ...
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Not suspended but still 1 reputation! [duplicate]

This user has posted a question which has been closed as off-topic. However, they earned 6 reputation from it (thanks to someone who upvoted it). Despite this, they have 1 reputation being shown in ...
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I mistakenly approved a suggested edit. How can I undo it? [duplicate]

My confused mind swapped old/new state in suggested edit and I've approved an edit that introduced rubbish when I was thinking I was approving an edit that removed rubbish. How can I undo this?
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Empty suggested edit by an anonymous user [duplicate]

I just got an empty suggested edit by an anonymous user in the "Suggested edits" review queue: The edit shows no change in the Markdown or in the rendered output of the post. This can also ...
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How was a newbie able to ask eight questions in six hours on a single site? [duplicate]

A new user managed to ask eight questions on History SE in the past six hours. I thought that there was a six question limit a day. That is per twenty four hour period. Or was it an instance where ...
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Write a query to get top rep. users who have silver badges, but no gold ones

I am trying to compose a query that will list all high rep users who have a silver badge, but no gold ones. I am new to the SEDE. I have gone through the tutorial and properties documentation, but I ...
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Discovering the order of [product-discovery]

This is the front page of Meta Stack Exchange as I'm writing this post: Even though status-review is used less often than the other three tags on that question, it's still listed before it. ...
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How can I see history of my display names?

Keep short history of user display names - Meta Stack Exchange Add a tab in the Profile for 'Name History'. Where is this? Can someone screenshot this? Thanks!
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How can I see my “Recently Deleted Questions” and “Recently Deleted Answers” on all Stack Exchange websites at once?

How can I see my deleted-recent-posts on all Stack Exchange websites at once?
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How can I associate a downvote with an already existing comment? [duplicate]

I am not sure whether this is a help request or a feature request, so I'm (at first) asking for help. Often, when I downvote a question/answer and a message "Please consider adding a comment if ...

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