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Upcoming UI Conferences we should promote StackExchange UI at?

What are some upcoming UI conferences that we could use to draw attention to UI StackExchange? Should we attend simply to profile this community, or are members already attending and willing to spend ...
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Do any of us know anyone with reach whom we can contact to help promote StackExchange UI?

Regarding promoting the site and the various ways to go about doing that, are there any members of the UI industry whom we should approach for participation in StackExchagne UI? Do any of us know any ...
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What options do we have to promote the site and grow its user base?

In response to Robert Cartaino's answer to another question, we should talk about this: what can we do to further grow the site? Robert's blog post gives some great tips, specifically around how to ...
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What should our logo and site design look like?

Please post any ideas you have for what the site design and logo should be. Jin (the SE designer) recently said on the web apps meta that he prefers greyscale images, but feel free to post designs in ...
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Who should the moderators be? [closed]

Each nomination should be a separate answer. Link the name to the user's profile so we can see their activity. The nominee should indicate their acceptance by commenting on (or indeed editing) the ...
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Should we actively try to attract more women to User Interface?

Looking at the Users list (http://ui.stackexchange.com/users), the entire first page consists exclusively of men. That's not at all representative of the real UI design industry, where it's much more ...
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Programming vs usability questions?

I saw this question and found that this was more a programming / design than userbility / UI question. I know design is a part of UI, but this question is more about branding and finding a technical ...
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Should we allow [ui] tags?

Does it make sense to tag [ui] on a site such as User Interface Stack Exchange? I'm starting to see more and more of those and was wondering if I was doing right in retagging. My vote would be to ...
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Is User Interface SE An Oxymoronic Term?

SE sites is about Q & A with objective answers, not discussion about subjective topics. The problem of user interface, usability etc are all very very subjective issues. Don't you think that the ...
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Open-ended & discussion questions - another take

On "List Questions - Another Take?", in a comment thread, I asked why we should strive for one correct answer. Jouke van der Maas answered, Because that's what the site is for. If you don't like ...
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Are questions about physical user interfaces on topic?

By that I mean, is the scope of this site solely the way a user interacts with software on their screen (monitor, touch screen, smart phone, etc)? Or does it include the way a user interacts with... ...
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List questions - another take

[EDIT: this applies specifically to list/poll questions. I opened a separate question about discussion questions in general] My question "Worst single user experience you’ve had?" just got closed. I ...
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I've got several good answers, must I pick one?

So I asked about what are the idioms for drop: What are the common idioms for the drop portion of a drag and drop operation? There are several good answers, and what I like is that each one ...
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Scope of questions?

Just saw this question: User accessibility for mobile applications Totally legit question, but VERY broad in scope (and totally impossible to find a single correct answer for). Should there be a ...
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Question about short-cut

Can I ask questions about short-cut here? Is it related to user interface?
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Can I upload a sketch of a UI and ask for opinions?

Is it ok to ask for opinions about a specific UI example? or do questions have to stay objective and theoretical?
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Relationship to uxexchange.com? [closed]

What's the plan for how this site will relate to UX Exchange? This was brought up by ChrisF on the Area51 page, but I'm not sure there was a consensus there. In particular, are the scopes of the two ...
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Are usability questions not related to interface allowed

For example: from a uability perspective is it better to have your own login or use a third part system (OpenID, Passport, Facebook, etc...) Is this question allowed?
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What should our domain name be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: ...