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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline

We closed the domain naming thread (click for details). Instead, let's start with a killer "elevator pitch!" Joel will be blogging about the elevator pitch approach to naming, but to get you ...
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Why is called Cross Validated, not Statistics Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

According to the Wikipedia page for "Cross Validation" : Cross-validation, sometimes called rotation estimation or out-of-sample testing, is any of various similar model validation ...
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Why Cross Validated instead of Statistics [duplicate]

I am curious why this site is called Cross Validated, and not directly called Statistics.
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Site name selection

The second round of voting on the site name is now open. This is a very important decision in the site's formation, so we appreciate everyone's contribution. Keep the site's scope in mind as you ...
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How to make second round of voting for the site name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline Note: We are closing this domain naming thread. It is asking the entirely wrong question. See this blog post for details: Domain Names: Wrong ...
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Could we change the title of this sub-stack, as well as the image which seems to hype a five-fold cross-validation strategy?

Validation is not inherently tied to repetition over folds. Considering the hundreds of "unanswered" questions tagged with [cross-validation] (meaning no answer is either up-voted or ...
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Site name voting: decision time

We previously decided to break out the voting into a second round following the heated commentary between and One suggestion was to use a blind poll with the top ...
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Ideas and designs for posters

Once we're out of beta, I'd like to announce the site at work. There should be at least a few hundred potential users here. Mass emailing is frowned upon, so I would like to hang posters by the ...
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The 7 Essential Meta Questions

As we are coming half way the private beta we should start discussing and preparing some things for the general public to come in. This question is mainly meant to show how far we are with "The 7 ...
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Shall we advertise votings in the system message?

I think we should reflect there (this blue bar with "got a question about the site...") the ongoing moderator and site name elections; both topics are dying with embarrassingly small number of votes, ...