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Ch-ch-ch-changing the site logo to cut out the weird arrow thing

I had never seen that before, but now I will never un-see it. I vote to remove it in the redesign.
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Physics' updated site theme is live for everyone

With some qualifiers (see below), this bit is nice: vector logo no more awkward arrow The Feynman-diagram to the background of the logo is also gone, and you know what? I'm having a hard time ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Why do we have a profile page and an ability to chat if SE is not a social network?

The distinction between having social features (like a profile page and chat) and being a social network is also discussed in this mother meta question and in particular this answer. Jeff Atwood ...
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The proposed changes to the text editor would break this site

Here is one option put forward by the SE developers: switching from MathJax to prosemirror-math. For a quick look at how it works, I'll just pull this from their readme: Examples Unlike other editors,...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Ch-ch-ch-changing the site logo to cut out the weird arrow thing

(On my screen, anyways) it sits right at the edge between the title bar and the page body, the arrow's line pixel-perfect to the changeover. All I can see is the $▶ t$, and it's so small as to be ...
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Hot Network Question titles are interpreted as LaTeX / MathJax?

This is a known issue. As a workaround, you can install SOUP (Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch), which will prevent MathJax rendering in HNQ titles unless the site is known to have MathJax enabled.
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Physics' updated site theme is live for everyone

feature-request This is more of a minor gripe, and it can ultimately be user-scripted away if necessary, but there's no reason to have bad styling on as a default. This isn't the nineties. Please ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Help needed. format turned colored and with bubbles when I hit a question

Don't worry, it''s just an April Fools Day gimmick. You can toggle it off & on with the Clock icon in tbe top bar.  The Clock icon is supposed to disable / enable it on all pages, but it's ...
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Physics' updated site theme is live for everyone

status-completed Comments are switched back to serif for your MathJax enjoyment. ~Catija This is mentioned in the longer answer by Chair, but it jumped out at me so I'll post it by itself anyway. ...
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What, really, is a good question?

It's probably impossible to fully enumerate the characteristics of good questions. For the most part, we rely on people's judgment to determine which questions are good. That being said, I think ...
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How acceptable is prosemirror-math as an editor style for this site?

I tried it for a few minutes in Safari on iPad and in Edge on PC and it seemed to work well. In addition to trying hand-editing, I pasted in a few reasonably complicated equations from my existing ...
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How acceptable is prosemirror-math as an editor style for this site?

At the time this question was asked, the editor was completely unusable on the four different platforms I tried. A day later, the specific issues I describe seem to have been resolved, which suggests ...
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What, really, is a good question?

What ends up being a good question will inherently be subjective. Good for one person is not good for another. We can point to some objective factors which can help to indicate the quality of a ...
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What is the meaning of this site's logo?

The logo is that of the "Mexican hat potential". It arises in the Higgs Mechanism and causes a process known as 'Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking'. The vertical axis is the value of the Potential, $V(\...
Jordan Abbott's user avatar
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Header background not tall enough with the new top bar

status-completed Thanks again for reporting. It should be fixed now.
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Feature Request: Dark Mode

Is it possible? Sure. Is Stack Overflow (the company) going to invest enough developer time to produce this (and commit to continue to invest enough developer time to maintain it, which is an even ...
Emilio Pisanty's user avatar
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Feature Request: Dark Mode

Thank you for this. I know Dark Mode is a highly requested feature. We currently don't have plans to bring it to SE, one of the big issues here is the custom designs many of the sites had, it would ...
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Physics' updated site theme is live for everyone

Rendering of text on Home page Safari browser I've noticed over a course of a week or so that the rendering of the question titles on the Home page on MacOs Safari browser is not so satisfactory, ...
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Physics' updated site theme is live for everyone

I'd also like to complain about the fact that if you switch to Beta view you're stuck with it and can't switch back. I'm not the first to say that and I have a feeling I won't be the last. Regarding ...
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