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3:15 PM
@terdon sorry for the asynch communication :) that's quite cool :)
it's also a bit surprising that both your and @Kusalananda have spent significant time in the industry it seems :) is that a coincidence or is there underlying factors driving bioinformatics people to become moderators in communities like this, or vice versa? :D
3:28 PM
@MarcusM├╝ller heh, absolute coincidence :)
I'm an actual biologist masquerading as a nix geek, while Kusalananda is an actual nix guy who's spent years working in computational biology.
ha! now that's an interesting vita :D
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4:33 PM
Q: If more users could vote, would they engage more? Testing 1 reputation voting on some sites

CatijaTL;DR: We are interested in finding 2-3 Stack Exchange sites willing to volunteer to test lowering the reputation required to upvote and downvote to 1 so that we can understand how this change impacts participation on sites. This test will be run with direct communication between the company and ...

5:22 PM
@terdon I believe this assessment is nearly 100% correct.
With "actual" taken with a grain of salt.
Q: Alpha test for short survey in banner ad slots starting on week of September 25th on SO and some network sites

JNatTL;DR: Starting on the week of September 25th, we will be showing a short survey in the banner ad slots on Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange tech sites. What is this survey about? The survey is meant to provide better insight for customers into how users' sentiment towards the company or its prod...

They also say I'm an "actual adult"...
At 50, I still don't know what I'll be when I grow up. :shrug:
@StephenKitt I seem to have access to it through my workplace's O'Reilly online library subscription.
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7:29 PM
@Kusalananda Heh, I know that feeling. At 43, I keep telling myself it will be "next year".

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