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Stack Exchange reputation leagues will soon list only the top 400 users

I put this on my resume (for math.se) and have gotten jobs because of it. You’re destroying a valuable feature for higher rep but not top-400 users. If performance is the concern you could reduce the ...
Sidharth Ghoshal's user avatar
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Stack Exchange reputation leagues will soon list only the top 400 users

That is unfortunate. At a minimum some effort could have been put into offering a SEDE query to replicate parts of the functionality. For example this SEDE query takes the most relevant reputation ...
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Stack Exchange reputation leagues will soon list only the top 400 users

There seems to be a bug after this change. I have never reached 28k rep on Mathematics so I'm not sure where this surplus comes from.
TheSimpliFire's user avatar
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Stack Exchange reputation leagues will soon list only the top 400 users

I'm very unhappy with this feature being cut. I always used this X% number from my user profile to quickly estimate the total rep I'm going to get this year. Due to query timeouts, the data are often ...
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Stack Exchange reputation leagues will soon list only the top 400 users

I'm curious. What actually made this feature be expensive to run? How does this change make it less expensive? I'm having a hard time imagining. To be able to rank anyone (accurately), don't you need ...
super-starball-ultra's user avatar
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Stack Overflow announcement profile

I actually think this would be very useful. Not so much to protect employee rep, but more to make it clear that announcements are official. We have loads of important posts all over MSE that were ...
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Stack Overflow announcement profile

It's been suggested in the past I believe and I'd argue that to an extent, it's a very bad idea precisely because it shields a staff member from votes in either way. While some parts of the company ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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Imgur image URL migration: Coming soon to a Stack Exchange site near you!

The image resize characters do not work the same way on the new hosting as they did on imgur. Resizing the images only takes the width into account, not the height. This causes problems for extremely ...
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Imgur image URL migration: Coming soon to a Stack Exchange site near you!

The last few weeks or so, I have experienced issues viewing images on Stack Exchange sites. Often, I don't see images at all. I only see links with the alternate texts (often the default "Enter ...
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

Here are two simple ideas. The main issue with both is that they are not directly communicating to SE that you are unhappy about AI, but they both have the potential to actually affect the company. #1:...
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

I don't think one can effectively protest much in the sense that it immediately and directly contributes to a different outcome. SO is a private company and has a lot of leeway to pursue partnerships. ...
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

Contribute to an alternative Q&A site or content fork The main weapon for any open source project unhappy with its management is to fork the codebase. There are many examples of code projects ...
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

I am not an active user on SE or SO, but I often participate by reading the Q&A, particularly in my fields of interest such as embedded & C, and it is something that really brings me joy the ...
Geisterfahrer's user avatar
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)? A constructive protest implies that there's at least one outcome that can be achieved which would ...
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

Anecdotally a lot of the folks involved seem to be folks with older accounts and somewhat underused. It also feels to a certain extent to be emotive. A lot of these folks haven't been active for years ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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How can a user unhappy with the LLM partnerships protest constructively (and ideally- effectively)?

You can change your username to something that expresses your dissatisfaction. Of course, it needs to be something that is appropriate according to the Code of Conduct and other site rules (Ex. no ...
super-starball-ultra's user avatar
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Imgur image URL migration: Coming soon to a Stack Exchange site near you!

This seems to have broken Stack App images: Application Icon must be hosted under Stack Exchange's Imgur account
Alan Hamlett's user avatar
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Imgur image URL migration: Coming soon to a Stack Exchange site near you!

Anyone that wants to have a network-wide list upfront of their own posts that contain links to the i.stack.imgur.com domain can use this cross-site query: -- accountid: Accountid "Id of your ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

So... Now that this is live, it's fairly clear that this is just a wrapper of indeed with even less features than indeed has, built by yet another third party (Jobbio). I'm sure over time it'll regain ...
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Imgur image URL migration: Coming soon to a Stack Exchange site near you!

status-completed There are many runnable javascript snippets that load images from imgur. Most of them (all?) load from i.imgur.com, not from i.stack.imgur.com because i.stack.imgur.com never had the ...
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Imgur image URL migration: Coming soon to a Stack Exchange site near you!

What is the size limitation for new images uploaded to the new system? Will the help manual or FAQ be updated to have an entry on how to upload a picture? Will there be cross linking in the help so ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

By allowing Indeed to power your listings, you pick up the weaknesses of the platform as well as the capabilities. I think it's worth listing some of the things that I don't like about how Indeed ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

Do you have feedback about your experience with the original Stack Overflow Jobs? What did you like or dislike? As a C-language programmer, Stack Overflow Jobs was the best job search experience by ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

When thinking about searching for your next technical role, what pieces of information or features would be most useful for you? After experimenting with various job search sites, I'm now using a ...
Xiong Chiamiov's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

When thinking about searching for your next technical role, what pieces of information or features would be most useful for you? The Joel Test Score was pretty great. The answers are what matters to ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

Bringing the SO Jobs is great news. What I wouldn't want to do is to be redirected via 10 links signing up to every platform in the process. It would be good to complete the job application process ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

I never used the original jobs site but to answer this question: When thinking about searching for your next technical role, what pieces of information or features would be most useful for you? ...
alexandroid's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

What's the decision process for which jobs get listed on the new Stack Overflow Jobs? As Ian Ringrose explained in their answer, most recruiters not knowing about the old Stack Overflow Jobs was a ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

Tangential to the topic at hand, I'm rather disappointed this got left sidebar space, and chat and meta haven't despite long standing feature requests. As a moderator on a technical site and another ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

I'm unclear exactly what Stack Overflow is offering here... Doesn't the image you share look the exact same as the existing Indeed UI with a different logo?
Sayse's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

A lot of the value I find in current job listings solutions is the ability to set up a profile with your past experience and future interests and receiving a list that is somewhat relevant to that ...
Kevin B's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

But unfortunately, the business model of the feature was not sustainable for Stack because of the investment it would have taken to make it competitive with other job sites. The primary advantage of ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

Update: Thanks for hearing the feedback about this question's original title and fixing it. I am pleased to learn that you are acting on community feedback. I want to learn more about how the new ...
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

I feel like this might be missing the point, the core thing we liked about SO Jobs. We don't want to go to yet another job site and "create an Indeed profile". We want our existing SO ...
Riot's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

One thing that made the old Stack Overflow Jobs unique is the "Developer Story" where people could have some sort of public CV. I think that might be one thing many people liked that feature ...
dan1st's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

I miss having my Stack Overflow profile and reputation disconnected from potential employers. I felt that gave some weight to my conversations.
Daniel A. White's user avatar
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Testing a new version of Stack Overflow Jobs

The only thing I'm annoyed about with this announcement is the title. SO Jobs isn't coming back, this isn't SO Jobs. If you want a partnership with Indeed and think that will be profitable, great! but ...
Kevin B's user avatar
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We are moving the API behind our CDN

I don't think this is sensible. CDNs are geographically-distributed caches: they make a lot of sense for things like the new i.sstatic.net image host, but a CDN-proxy makes no sense for an API like ...
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