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MathOverflow conferences

After sending out an initial round of invitations for a scientific committee and reviewing the responses, I've decided to proceed with planning the conference solo -- none of the invited members could ...
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Why my nomination for 2022 Community Moderator Election withdrawn without convincing reason?

Really, your question has been answered several times over by several different people. The moderator message that you received explains that your comments violated the Code of Conduct, and, as a ...
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Nominating other community members

This is not a nomination but it's about nominations. I think it would've been preferable if the current moderating team had tried to recruit some credible candidates before deciding (seemingly all of ...
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Why my nomination for 2022 Community Moderator Election withdrawn without convincing reason?

It appears that the key issue involved your response to question 8 of the candidate questionnaire, which reads as follows: A community-specific question asked in both previous elections was: Do you ...
15 votes

Nominating other community members

Noah Schweber would make an excellent MO moderator. He is a top-notch mathematician who regularly contributes to the site, his interactions with other users are consistently helpful and patient, and ...
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Examples of mathematical exposition arising from MO answers

Many answers by Joel David Hamkins have been the inspiration behind later papers, for example "Is the twin prime conjecture independent of Peano arithmetic?" is an arXiv submission that is ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

What is your vision for MathOverflow in the future? Do you have any major ideas that you think differ from the existing norm of ideas on MathOverflow? How will you reconcile difference of opinion ...
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A community-specific question asked in both previous elections was: As MathOverflow is growing, the diversity of the moderator team might become an issue of interest. As I understand, the present ...
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10 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A community-specific question asked in both previous elections was: Do you think women are underrepresented in the MO community compared to the mathematical community as a whole? Is this a problem for ...
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5 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A community-specific question asked in both previous elections was: What time zone are you in?
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5 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A community-specific question asked in both previous elections was: Assuming a notion of "culture" as explained here, what would a newly elected moderator do to preserve it? Will there be ...
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6 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A community-specific questions asked in both previous elections was: For pseudonymous candidates: are you a professional mathematician? In what capacity?
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2 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

What is your ontology of MO? That is, what role do you see the site playing in modern mathematical society and what role do you think it should ideally play moving forwards?
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8 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

What kind of a role would you take as a moderator? How does that role differ from your current role as a user?
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2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

Do you think there are issues with the current tagging system? If so, what are they and what do you think might be a good way to deal with those?
9 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

Recycling from last time. What do you see as the biggest challenge for MathOverflow as a site and as a community in the next few years?
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Should we allow link-only answers that point to stable, well known and respectable sites?

I propose to adopt this policy: link-only answers should not be deleted, as a general practice. They are at least a partial attempt to answer, and contain useful information that should not go lost. ...
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Should we allow link-only answers that point to stable, well known and respectable sites?

Upvote this answer if you agree with the proposal and you prefer to relax the rule. Downvote if you disagree and you prefer to keep the same strict rule as it is today. Feel free to edit this answer ...

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