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14 votes

Can we get a username badge for experts?

Adding to MEE's answer I think your proposal is a bad idea for the following reasons: Verifying a person's credentials is a difficult task, online. Anybody on the net could claim to be Vazirani, ...
Sanchayan Dutta's user avatar
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Can we get a username badge for experts?

I can understand the appeal of "identifying experts" as a means of identifying which posts are trustworthy and which should be viewed through a lens of skepticism — but the foundational premise ...
Robert Cartaino's user avatar
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Being open to those who are from a different discipline

I think this brings up an important point, and I'm glad you wrote this. I think it's important that a lot of people here remember that this is a rapidly growing and changing field, with people from (...
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What are the SE-user-recruiting policies?

As far as I'm aware, the following 'promotional activity' for communities on SE is appropriate: Make a community ad, such as here: https://cs.meta.stackexchange.com/a/1483 Mention the site in a chat-...
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What are the SE-user-recruiting policies?

In addition to the good suggestions in @Discretelizard's answer: You can include an ad for this SE in your user profile. I think I originally saw this SE's proposal on @heather's profile back in SE....
Nat's user avatar
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What goals do we have as a community (if any)?

For me, the ultimate goal of any site in the StackExchange network is building a repository of topical information. For this site in particular, the goal would then be to build a repository of ...
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We are in public beta!

I checked our Stats then checked here to see if the Search turned up anything before posting - your question is all that came up. We are ahead in a single category. It looks like we would benefit ...
Rob's user avatar
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Can we get a username badge for experts?

The rep system is supposed to handle this. It also gets us closer to meritocracy, just because you are some no-name high school student from backwoods America or small town college professor in an ...
Sidharth Ghoshal's user avatar
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Can we get a username badge for experts?

I don't really think this is neccessary. There is already some tool for this: the about-me text every user can edit. I think this feature-request is similiar to this one and I agree with the decline-...
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Congratulations Quantum Computing - You are now three years old!

I am fond of many questions and answers on this site. Some that come to mind include: This one about the probability of uniformly random states over different fields ($\mathbb{C}$, $\mathbb{R}$, etc....
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Congratulations Quantum Computing - You are now three years old!

Thanks to everyone for your efforts so far! While the amount of time I can spend on here is sadly limited (I have a PhD to finish soon, so I don't have as much time as I'd like to answer questions), I'...
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How long does it typically take for the community to vote on whether to reopen a question or not?

The question was reopened shortly after this question was asked. Still, some clarifications that might help: The way questions are closed and opened is (generally) through a community-led review ...
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What goals do we have as a community (if any)?

I am of the opinion that a mission of this site should be to inform and educate the interested public about the strengths and limitations of quantum computing. We should be welcoming of the merely ...
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We are in public beta!

After one month, I thought the live statistics of the quantum-computing beta are dropping dramatically. In fact, we can only know about questions/day: as indicated on the comment below, visits/day is ...
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What are the SE-user-recruiting policies?

In addition to point 5 of @Nat's answer, I would subscribe to "quantum" tags in other SE communities and timely leave a comment there: Theoretical Computer Science Physics MathOverflow Computer ...
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