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What will be the procedure to select new mods?

Since our community is in the private beta version. I don't think there are mods, but after the beta test is over and site is launched there will be need of moderators. How are we going to select ...
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Should the security tag mention Security.SE?

Already, I see a few questions which, while they seem to be about the security aspects of IoT, are really just plain security questions, applicable also to non-IoT situations & devices. Should ...
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How should this site's general chat room be named?

Unable to find the general chat room for this new site and thus assuming it does not yet exist: How should our main chat room be named? It is custom to use a clever play of words on the topic of the ...
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Protocol for device and language-specific questions

I'm wondering how we should handle the issue of builder questions (such as one of mine, for instance) where the answer might share some overlap with another SE focused on a device itself (e.g. ...
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What exactly is an “Internet of Things” device?

So, let's define this part of our scope. What do we call an IoT device? Does it contain non-commercial products (for example hue being allowed but homemade iot devices being not allowed - I think that ...
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Are security questions on-topic here?

First of all, welcome to this new SE site! I was wondering if we should allow security questions, as securing the communication between IoT devices (e.g. How do I secure communication between app and ...
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Vote Early, Vote Often (Seriously)

I’ll start by echoing the message from other sites that went through beta, voting helps us define the scope of the site and figure out who the experts are. To quote the Vote early, vote often blog ...

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