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Renaming Electrical Engineering

This post from 3 years ago seems to show that https://electronics.stackexchange.com/ was originally named Electronics Exchange. Now it is Electrical Engineering. I was wondering why this change was ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT - Site Title Change

We are going to change the title of this site because of a trademark request from Penton Media on the words "electronic design." We do not believe we are in violation of their trademark, but we have ...
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Lego Mindstorms Robotics On Topic?

I'm in the process of evaluating proposals that have entered Commitment. Specifically, I was looking at this propsal: Area 51: Lego Mindstorms Robotics Lego Mindstorms Robotics Proposed Q&...
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Will this site retain the chiphacker name?

Ok, so we know electronics.stackexchange has been seeded with content from chiphacker.com, but will this new site also use the name? Would anyone like to propose any other names?
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Possible Name Change?

I have noticed that we have many more questions being asked about consumer electronics that do not fall into the scope of this site. I think some of this confusion comes from "Electronics" in our name....
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Another robotics proposal on Area51

Hey, I was just visiting Area51 when I noticed that there's yet another proposal for a robotics stackexchange getting started: Robotics research It's been marked as a dupe of E&R, but this ...
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What is Chiphacker?

New users probably knowing nothing about Chiphacker and the intent of this question is becoming a reference for them. So, what is the history of the site Chiphacker?
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Embedded software questions?

Is "Electrical Engineering" the right place for embedded software/firmware development questions? We get questions here (and did on "Chiphacker" and "Electronic Design") about embedded software tools ...
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Why is there a variation in the stackexchange site name between URL and title?

When I check https://electronics.stackexchange.com/, the site title is mentioned as ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. As for as I know, Electronics Engineering and Electrical Engineering are entirely different ...
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Is electrical suitable as a name?

This may be a regional issue but in the UK (and pretty much everywhere apart from the US it seems) there is a clear distinction between Electrical and Electronics in terms that one is about powerlines,...
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Do these tags need to be cleaned up?

The consumer-electronics tag has 4 of 6 questions that are closed. Should this tag just be removed all together? The x10 tag has only 2 questions, of which I think both are very poor questions. Should ...