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I'm HDE 226868, one of the mods on HSM, finally writing up something for this. I should add that I put forth a similar question on Physics. There's absolutely no need to follow the same viewpoints or logic, but the answers do show some interesting ideas. Anyway, here are some important points from the community on HSM: We love good questions. Everybody ...


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Let me expand on this: At the moment the site is very young. This means that we need to build up a core community in running the site. MSE is one of the main "big brothers" of HSM so asking for some help should not be a problem. If there are any questions related to the history of Math, although they are still on-topic here, it may be worth pointing out to ...


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I highly doubt that the comment was deleted just because someone disliked it (and brought it up with the SE staff). For myself, I did feel that the comment was borderline. It is relevant to the post to the extent that it expressed an opinion about the feature request, but such an opinion probably should be expanded to a full answer. Also, the fact that it ...


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I have answered or commented on some of the questions of the OP, which are very much in my area. I can propose a possible reason why "most questions are unsolved yet, some of them up to a month old". Of course, many people on this site are willing to try to answer technical questions, and at least in logic there are a number of experts active here and also ...


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The site Meta Stack Exchange is a site in its own right. You can ask questions about the Stack Exchange Network there, and questions that concern all or at least several sites in the Stack Exchange Network. If the question is only about Mathematics Stack Exchange, or a single site more generally, then it is better to ask it here, or on the relevant per-...


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Lie of omission or lying by omission are established notions, which also have legal meanings. The intent, I am pretty certain, is to cover this, from Wikipedia page on Lie: Lying by omission Also known as a continuing misrepresentation, a lie by omission occurs when an important fact is left out in order to foster a misconception. Lying by omission ...


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The standard procedure to complete a feature-request is to add a mod-only status-tag status-declined, status-completed, status-deferred. This happens, as can be seen from inspecting the relevant tags, also on per-site metas from time to time. Other than that it can happen that CMs or other SE-staff comment on or answer such requests, implying that they saw ...


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Done. See https://math.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic I also moved the caveat about Mathematica up a bit: the site is now graduated and people really are much, much better off asking Mathematica questions there than here.


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If you are already a member of a Stack Exchange site, when you join another site, you get an association bonus of 100 reputation on the new site. From this page: You gain reputation when you associate accounts of two or more Stack Exchange network sites, and at least one of those accounts already has 200 or more reputation: +100 on each site (awarded a ...


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No, there are no other reputation bonuses (unless you count reputation earned through upvotes, bounties, suggesting edits, and acceptance of answers). You can read about the association bonus here.


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I don't know if a bot is needed, but I did write a query on the SE Data Explorer that finds links to deleted posts on other SE sites. As the screenshot shows, there were 343 such broken links on math.SE as of last weekend's SEDE update. I've fixed about a dozen of them since then, but they'll still show up in the results until the next weekly update. The ...


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Are my questions too difficult for SE? No. But more importantly, it's not the perceived difficulty of a question that determines whether it's a good fit for MSE or MO. Any math question that's self-contained, isn't too broad, is well-written (and more generally is a well-asked question) is welcome. Sometimes people ask questions that end up not being ...


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On HSM, we've been attracting some high-rep users (I won't say who) from relevant SE sites, such as Mathematics and Physics. One (from Physics) has taken an active role in shaping the site, in cases of moderation, namely, edits and close/reopen votes. It would be great if we could get some of the more experienced users on these science and math sites (don't ...


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I can't think of any reasonable way to add an "appendix" using SE architecture, but a link from mathb.in in the comments ought to be sufficient for your purposes.


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Is there a specific date for starting the community ads post for next year? No specific date. It's just when the person in charge of it at SE has the time to do it. Browsing the tag community-ads gives some idea when it usually happened. It started beginning of December but over the years drifted a bit. Last year it was only beginning of February that ...


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The inbox and the achievements in the top-bar are network-wide by design. That is, notifications of all your accounts are aggregated into one stream. If you want information specific to one site you can find it, for the most common types of events at least, on your profile page: Reputation Comments


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You could use texpaste or mathb.in (as Alexander Gruber mentioned). I prefer the first one as they have an option to later on edit the note. If you want something that includes also markdown support, you could try stackedit.io. This is more time consuming to set up, but a very good markdown+mathjax editor/publisher.


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Maybe the hot-question list could pre-render the title's LaTeX server-side instead. That way formulas in titles would show up correctly without requiring any MathJax client-side. My current workaround is using the bookmarklet javascript:(function(){function%20a(a){var%20b=a.createElement('script'),c;b.src='https://c328740.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/mathjax/latest/...


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The mere fact that a question does not get much attention does not in itself mean the question is lacking. The subject you ask about is not one that gets that much attention in general on this site. However, I feel your question is also quite broad and possibly a bit hard to parse. The introduction of $t$ is not quite transparent, but as it is not my field ...


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Those numbers are the "change in rank", determined by the difference between the rank from the previous $time_frame and the rank from the $time_frame being viewed (where $time_frame is either week, month, quarter or year). So from the image, Mike Miller is ranked #161 in the viewed year (turns out to be 2015), and saw a change (in rank) of +20 from the ...


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Funny discovery. I presume that the intention, though not the wording, was to prevent postings that fall into other forbidden categories (such as "false, inaccurate" in the quotation, or illegal) because of what they omit rather than what they contain. In that reading, incomplete is not itself a forbidden category of material.


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I think the question is rather vague and would be improved by including an example. Right now, the answer would appear to be "Well, it depends on what $f$, $t$ and $g$ are" - which isn't a very compelling answer. I'd bet it also depends on the method you're using for numerical optimization. In any case, being more specific would make the question ...


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The key word here is material. The ToS statement proscribes not incomplete answers but (knowingly) incomplete material. Just what might sensibly be construed as constituting the latter, in the context of answers to questions on MSE, is open to interpretation. However, an answer that provides a clear guide to tackling the problem posed by the OP, which omits ...


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