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I have recently created a site proposal on StackExchange. It is called "Code Recommendations". It's a site for asking opinion and recommendation questions like "What is the best library for face recognition?". These questions are usually closed on Stack Overflow as off topic. Click the link and start asking questions to make this site a reality!!!
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Although it appears that Software Recommendations has a tag for libraries.

http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/library

 However, I think it's probably better to have a separate site.
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I have recently created a site proposal on StackExchange. It is called "Code Recommendations". It's a site for asking opinion and recommendation questions like "What is the best library for face recognition?". These questions are usually closed on Stack Overflow as off topic. Click the link and start asking questions to make this site a reality!!!
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I have recently created a site proposal on StackExchange. It is called "Code Recommendations". It's a site for asking questions like "What is the best library for face recognition?". These questions are usually closed on Stack Overflow as off topic.

Help make it a reality by going and asking questions here!

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/66606/code-recommendations?referrer=S-_R40wBFZh6TlZ3Al4_Sw2
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The new Mac operating system has pretty good dictation. I used it to write this post. However, when I was first learning to use it, it said some pretty crazy things. Here is a sample:

_Would be really really interesting to find out why our pages has watching issues with dictation change word watching to twitching you really can’t say glitching Tony you just don’t like the way I are speaking mumble that’s really missing I said are because I need to say and I’m on our work anyway that wrote our St ARA medication thing I think I’ve really need someone to speak more clearly without saying are and am if I want start dictating stuff stop period. Dictating is really different to typing. Enter return carriage return

End of line graph delete word delete backspace I’m do back delete delete delete you know this dictation actually works really well and not in pages moderately well anyway. You have to remember to say. Effectively if you say you have to remember to say. They’re just right. I wonder if I can type the work full stop can you put emphasis between the words fall and stop. you just won’t say it doesn’t delete words and another one and it’ll B is it yesterday dictation works a lot better if you’ve enough of the memories up an updated sister does not mind and a line graph delete won’t delete backspace idea back delete legally in this dictation actually works really well not and not in a dress well it morally well anyway have to remember to say.effectively if you say we have to remember to say this is just right order if I can type the word. Can you exit print words: stop just won’t say it doesn’t delete words and another one it’ll be it yesterday dictation works a lot better if you’ve another memories and updated sister you mind late again went isolated again with isolated yes I’m really appreciate accurate this thing is I think you need to get my speech and annunciation lessons are things I need to get speech annunciation lessons to make my speech precisely easy to disown are you gonna was not”Mood got rich are not wrote a lot going for a 5 mile marker over driver brought on by while we didn’t write why are are all awful and I left it was delightfully hello Scott Morrison…
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Lala Lala Lala are you lessons from the Internet so shall did you know that this actually works moderately well if you annunciate your words correctly.

I would appreciate if you could accurately and precisely listen and decide what I am saying so close I would appreciate if you could accurately precisely listen and decide what I am saying this are SRM SRM hello are you ridiculous although you do you write your ridiculous yes I’m ridiculously messy you’re at Scott’s panel up the real activist script I will I will I will do: I am writing you down hi_
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This is a pretty crazy idea... Build your own phone, and upgrade individual parts whenever you like...

http://phonebloks.com/
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PHD Comics are now on G+.
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I have recently created a site proposal on StackExchange. It is called "Code Recommendations". It's a site for asking opinion and recommendation questions like "What is the best library for face recognition?". These questions are usually closed on Stack Overflow as off topic. Click the link and start asking questions to make this site a reality!!!
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Although they are on topic for Software Recommendations, I believe this is confusing. Most questions on Software Recommendations are about end user software, which leads to a community which is proficient in end user software, but not necessarily proficient in libraries. The SO community would know more about software libraries, but library recommendations are off topic on SO. In addition, end users will be confused by software library questions on Software Recommendations. Thus I believe that Code Recommendations is necessary.
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I have recently created a site proposal on StackExchange. It is called "Code Recommendations". It's a site for asking questions like "What is the best library for face recognition?". These questions are usually closed on Stack Overflow as off topic.

Help make it a reality by going and asking questions here!

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/66606/code-recommendations?referrer=S-_R40wBFZh6TlZ3Al4_Sw2
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Suppose I find 5 different libraries which claim to do face recognition. I can either read through the docs for all of them, implement face recognition in each, and compare the results, or I can ask a question from people who have experience with face recognition and who have probably already done that. What is wrong with benefiting from other's experience?

(Note. We are no longer allowing "What is the best?" questions. Questions must state specific requirements, and ask for libraries which meet those requirements.)

We aren't asking people to tell us what's out there. We are asking them to tell us about what's out there.
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Many of you have wanted me to do this for a long time.
Now is your chance to give me money.

(But seriously, it's a good cause, and you'll get to see my chin, so send in the donations!)

http://my.leukaemiafoundation.org.au/daviewales
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Technically no one is giving you money. They are giving it to the leukaemia foundation.... =)
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