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Better late than too late: Could a single word substitution in our name, be at least considered?

By having our name "Materials Modeling" as opposed to "Matter Modeling", are we potentially losing any of our audience? I believe yes. Some molecular modelers do not associate themselves with ...
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Better late than too late: Could a single word substitution in our name, be at least considered?

I am late to the discussion. I see that most up votes are for changing the title to Matter Modelling. My take on this: According to wikipedia The interdisciplinary field of materials science, also ...
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Better late than too late: Could a single word substitution in our name, be at least considered?

On the site's permanent name: I think it is safe to say that we all agree that "Modeling" has to stay and that by modeling we understand that this is a community Q&A focused on the computational ...
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Does the Matter Modeling community want to ban unregistered users from asking questions?

I would support this for answers and questions. An inordinately large proportion of the moderation activity on the site has been towards unregistered users, whether that is to format or generally ...
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Better late than too late: Could a single word substitution in our name, be at least considered?

Here's what we'll be rolling out later this week: We will update your site name to "Matter Modeling Stack Exchange". It seems pretty unanimous here that this is a better fit for your site. ...
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Color syntax highlighting for code?

I enabled syntax highlighting for y'all on the main site. Once moderators are appointed, they'll be able to set up a default language to use for code blocks in questions/answers in specific tags. (...
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Better late than too late: Could a single word substitution in our name, be at least considered?

I think having Materials Modeling as the name definitely dissuades people from joining (or, often, even looking at the site). These are potential users who would clearly fit into the scope we have ...
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Could we please add the ability to cite people's content?

I've had Adam switch on both the citation tool and the edit tool to help easily cite sources in your posts. The latter looks like this:
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Can MathJax be enabled on Materials.SE?

Adam has switched this site setting on for y'all, so have fun! Thanks for bringing this to our attention!
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Can an invitation box be added to our site?

It's there now, probably a caching thing. I've seen other private betas on Stack Exchange where some functionality wasn't available until about 24 hours after launch.
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Better late than too late: Could a single word substitution in our name, be at least considered?

I currently perform both small molecule and enzyme simulations. I use a variety of software for a broad set of calculations. Initially I was dissuaded by the name, but gave it a chance. However, I ...
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Bug: zero visitors/day on Materials.SE

For me it says 318 visits/day: This is interesting. I wonder if it would be fixed if you cleared your cookies or switched from Chrome to Firefox (or from browser A to browser B)?
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Color syntax highlighting for code?

As the comments by myself and at least one other are in favor of this, and the question has 7 upvotes and 0 dowvotes, I would like to bump this up (especially since the request for the "cite" button ...
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Could we please add the ability to cite people's content?

This is a bit of context, and shouldn't take away from the general feature-request. We asked for that on chemistry a while ago; they wanted proof that it will be used, see “Cite” link in Chem.SE?. We ...
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