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Quantum Computing is graduating!

Good news! Based on longevity, number of questions/answers, visits, and other stats, the site is going to graduate shortly. In other words, we are leaving our "Beta" phase, and will ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #2 on Quantum Computing has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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Does anyone else feel that the logo for this stack is too similar to Amazon Web Services' favicon?

Here is a side by side comparison of the favicon for this site and for amazon web services: And here they are again, in a screen shot of my browser tabs: When this logo started showing up in the ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

Quantum Computing's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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AWS will soon be sponsoring Quantum Computing

We're thrilled to announce that AWS will be sponsoring Quantum Computing starting on January 16, 2023 through January 16, 2024. We wanted to give you a heads-up and walk you through what that means. ...
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Happy 1000th day!

1000 days since Private Beta first went live!
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Inviting new users

In a recent post, Robert Cartaino said if you know anyone who needs to be here helping build this thing, the time to get their support is RIGHT NOW! This immediately made me think of Peter Shor ...
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Vive la Quantum (chat sessions)!

After the discussion about times for a biweekly chat session, there is now an addition to the Classical Channel's schedule: Starting next Tuesday ($5^{th}$ June), there will be a biweekly chat session ...
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Creation of textbook-and-exercises tag

Following the apparent consensus in the previous discussion about an "homework-like" tag, and the lack of objections there, I went ahead and created textbook-and-exercises. I tagged a few questions ...
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2024 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #3 — your "graduation" election — on Quantum Computing has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will show up on the moderators ...
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2024 Community Moderator Election

The 2024 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Formatting chemical formulae and reactions

Following proper typesetting standards is absolutely essential on a technical site like Quantum Computing Stack Exchange. I came across this question on the main site: What kinds of ions do trapped ...
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Are questions uniquely about Sakurai relevant to this site?

There’s a quick question here that has at least one upvote at the time of writing, and has an on-point answer, but I struggle to see the relevance of the question to quantum computing. The question is ...
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Please start writing out the incomplete tag wiki excerpts

We have ~24 tags on the main site without any tag excerpts, at the time of writing this post. It would be really helpful if the community members gradually start writing out the tag excerpts for the ...
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Write the meta-FAQ

we are already writing a site-faq. Should we also write an meta-faq? Most pages have a meta-faq for example StackOverflow, MetaStackExchange We already have a few good posts like Standard Notation ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Thank you Auden Young

I noticed that Auden Young is no longer a diamond moderator on this site, and I just wanted to start a thank you thread here. Thank you Auden, I have appreciated some of your diamond moderation ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Updated theme with Left Navigation is live for Quantum Computing

You may have noticed that your site theme changed! As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we ...
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Congratulations on 19000 users!

A friend asked me about QCSE and I decided to visit just randomly at the time that we had 19,000 users! Considering that we had 16 new users today and 12 new users the day before, it would seem that ...
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What is a good tag for quantum money, ala Wiesner?

It's been proposed that [cryptocurrency] is a good tag for discussions about Wiesner's protocol and other quantum monies. I'm OK with it, but I'm wondering if there would be something better? The ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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When should a question that's been closed for being off-topic, be locked?

This question was closed for being off-topic, but it was also locked: Prerequisites for a career in spintronics based Quantum Computing I find this unusual because questions on this site (and on the ...
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Custom close reason for questions which might be better suited for Physics SE

We recently got a few questions like: What is the "CP" operation in the context of anti-particles? How can blackholes be fast information scramblers? It should be quite obvious that these ...
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Shall we ban unregistered users?

Some sites have banned unregistered users from posting on their site. Related discussions to that thread include this one and this one. Shall we do the same here? My opinion is that allowing users to ...
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Does anyone have any theories about why voting went up so much recently?

Number of posts has gone down, and number of visits has gone down, yet number of votes has gone up drastically: Why might this be the case?
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Let's get some feedback

tl;dr: I propose that we encourage users to give feedback to this site's culture (main, meta, voting, moderation). Read more for the details It is amazing to look at what we (the community) have done ...
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