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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

Maybe a harsh critique but I believe a fair and honest one. Your post sounds as though your lawyers drafted this for you. The humanity has been sucked out of it, canned lawyer speak is what remains. ...
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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

I can't comment further for legal reasons.
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We're testing advertisements across the network

Please forbid animated ads. From the discussions on this Meta.SE question and this Workplace Meta question (there are probably others), it's pretty clear that the community does not want animated ads ...
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The company’s commitment to rebuilding the relationship with you, our community

I want to be hopeful. I really do. But I can't. The company has burned through all its goodwill, with me, at least. I want to think this is the first step to recovery, but I thought that about ...
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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

I find this statement to be a continuation of your (= SE inc's) inappropriate, underhanded, approach to this matter and to relations with the SE community so far. We believe that Ms. Cellio was not ...
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New post summary designs on site home pages and greatest hits now; everywhere else eventually

feature-request I cared about question scores, but now my head hurts. On the previous layout, I could quickly survey the question scores by reading down the votes column: Now, I simply cannot quickly ...
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New post summary designs on site home pages and greatest hits now; everywhere else eventually

feature-request Revert this As critical feedback goes this is probably the sharpest I've delivered, but this change is neither needed nor warranted. It doesn't make me enjoy using the site on desktop,...
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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

We believe she did not understand all of the nuances and full intent and meaning of our Code of Conduct and was confused about what actions it required and forbade. What a patronizing comment; in ...
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Come Take a Look at our New Contributor Indicator!

I'm on board with the idea of reminding people to be considerate to those who are new to the site, but I think there's a piece missing. The new UI element encourages established users to help the new ...
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New blog post from our CEO Prashanth: Community is the future of AI

I'm not quite as excited as Prashanth to be participating in training AI, I participate here because I like teaching people, and I'm not particularly impressed by the job ChatGPT is currently doing of ...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes: Left nav, responsive design, & themes

Please reconsider your decision on badges, and allow customisation per site? One of my favourite features which sets sites apart is the wonderful range of badges we have across the network: For me, ...
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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

You said (my emphasis), In recognition of the mistakes that led us here, we invited Ms. Cellio to apply for possible reinstatement on all six sites following our new reinstatement process. Ms. ...
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We are graduating the updated button styling for vote arrows

I don't really see how this is more accessible. The new buttons become weird ovals in Zoom Text Only mode. (The old buttons behave correctly.) At 200% zoom: Before After Correct The new buttons ...
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Come Take a Look at our New Contributor Indicator!

This really isn't adding new information. Mostly because showing rep provides this information already. When you see someone with very little rep, the odds of them being within a few days old are ...
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We're testing advertisements across the network

If you see any ads that are inappropriate or have any questions about this experiment, please let me know by starting a new question... I am not quite comfortable with above. Using meta to report ...
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The company’s commitment to rebuilding the relationship with you, our community

While I am rather pessimistic about whether anyone will manage to clean out the Augias' stable of fiefdoms and overall dysfunctional culture that Stack Overflow the company seems to have become on the ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

One thing not explicitly mentioned which has also disappeared, at least for now on that screen, is the "Last seen" value. I realize it's only approximate, but I have sometimes found it ...
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New blog post from our CEO Prashanth: Community is the future of AI

This entire announcement makes me question the CEO's understanding of what his company's platforms actually are. There's a reason AI has been banned on several of the sites. We're actively fighting it ...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes: Left nav, responsive design, & themes

Don't waste so much space on the left sidebar Please, please, please, don't waste so much space on the left sidebar. Keep the left-sidebar as collapsible/slide-out/pop-over/drop-down. Don't have it ...
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Feedback post: New moderator reinstatement and appeal process revisions

This process is fundamentally flawed because the moderator removal process is fundamentally flawed. We're trying to use a reinstatement and appeals process to clean up issues of a lack of fundamental ...
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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

Stack Overflow and Monica Cellio have come to an agreement. Great! I am happy that you have reached an agreement. I am especially happy that this happened sooner rather than later for Monica's sake. ...
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Updates to Privacy Policy (September 2021)

Note this answer was added before more information was added to the question or it was featured. I'm leaving it here as I believe that it's important. So, here's the thing. Stack Exchange/Overflow ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

feature-request status-completed Please put back the "last seen" and "member since" metrics Edit, Aug. 10th: "Member since" has been restored Edit, Nov. 3rd: a less-...
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New top bar is live

status-completed - we implementd a content bubble that explains the network and a links to the SE.com front page. Something like Robotnik's idea. I don't think linking the Stack Exchange logo in the ...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes: Left nav, responsive design, & themes

Can we at least select our fonts? status-completed Check out the resolution to this question: Fonts and the new Q&A theming I think the fonts give much of the feeling to a site, and may even ...
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Update: an agreement with Monica Cellio

This doesn't fix the serious breach of trust SE committed by their actions for me. The agreement is of course between Monica and SE, and that is entirely her business, but the actions by SE were very ...
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Starting the Prompt Design Site: A New Home in our Stack Exchange Neighborhood

This won't fly. For the past two decades, one of the most important skills in many technology-oriented and scientific jobs has been the capability of formulating good prompts for search engines. I ...
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