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Nikolai Podgorny Signature 1967
A signature (/ˈsɪɡnətʃər/; from Latin: signare, "to sign") is a handwritten (and often stylized) depiction of someone's name, nickname, or even a simple "X" or other mark that a person writes on documents as a proof of identity and intent. The writer of a signature is a signatory or signer. Similar to a handwritten signature, a signature work describes the work as readily identifying its creator. A signature may be confused with an autograph, which is chiefly an artistic signature
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Signature (other)
Rathva Rakeshbhai pakalabhai signature is a hand-written, possibly stylized, version of someone's name, which may be used to confirm the person's identity
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Rock Music
Rock music
Rock music
is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States
United States
in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United States
United States
and the United Kingdom.[1][2] It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse
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Newsgroup
A Usenet
Usenet
newsgroup is a repository usually within the Usenet
Usenet
system, for messages posted from many users in different locations using Internet. (Despite the name, newsgroups are discussion groups. They are not devoted to publishing news, although they had been so intended when the internet was young.)[vague] Newsgroups are technically distinct from, but functionally similar to, discussion forums on the World Wide Web. Newsreader software is used to read the content of newsgroups. Before the uptake[vague] of the World Wide Web, Usenet
Usenet
newsgroups were among the most popular Internet
Internet
services, and have retained their noncommercial nature in contrast to the increasingly ad-laden web
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ASCII Art
ASCII
ASCII
art is a graphic design technique that uses computers for presentation and consists of pictures pieced together from the 95 printable (from a total of 128) characters defined by the ASCII Standard from 1963 and ASCII
ASCII
compliant character sets with proprietary extended characters (beyond the 128 characters of standard 7-bit ASCII). The term is also loosely used to refer to text based visual art in general. ASCII
ASCII
art can be created with any text editor, and is often used with free-form languages
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Posting Style
When a message is replied to in e-mail, Internet
Internet
forums, or Usenet, the original can often be included, or “quoted,” in a variety of different posting styles. The main options are interleaved posting (also called inline replying, in which the different parts of the reply follow the relevant parts of the original post), bottom-posting (in which the reply follows the quote) or top-posting (in which the reply precedes the quoted original message). For each of those options, there is also the issue of whether trimming of the original text is allowed, required, or preferred. For a long time the traditional style was to post the answer below as much of the quoted original as was necessary to understand the reply (bottom or inline)
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Electronic Signature
An electronic signature, or e-signature, refers to data in electronic form, which is logically associated with other data in electronic form and which is used by the signatory to sign.[1][2][3] This type of signature provides the same legal standing as a handwritten signature as long as it adheres to the requirements of the specific regulation it was created under (e.g., eIDAS in the European Union, NIST-DSS in the USA or ZertES in Switzerland).[4][5] Electronic signatures are a legal concept distinct from digital signatures, a cryptographic mechanism often used to implement electronic signatures
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Digital Signature
A digital signature is a mathematical scheme for demonstrating the authenticity of digital messages or documents
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Wiki
A wiki (/ˈwɪki/ ( listen) WIK-ee) is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser. In a typical wiki, text is written using a simplified markup language and often edited with the help of a rich-text editor.[1] A wiki is run using wiki software, otherwise known as a wiki engine. A wiki engine is a type of content management system, but it differs from most other such systems, including blog software, in that the content is created without any defined owner or leader, and wikis have little implicit structure, allowing structure to emerge according to the needs of the users.[2] There are dozens of different wiki engines in use, both standalone and part of other software, such as bug tracking systems. Some wiki engines are open source, whereas others are proprietary. Some permit control over different functions (levels of access); for example, editing rights may permit changing, adding or removing material
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Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer
(/vərˈmɪər/;[3] Dutch: [joːˈɦɑnəs vərˈmeːr]; October 1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. He was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime but evidently was not wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, perhaps because he produced relatively few paintings.[4] Vermeer worked slowly and with great care, and frequently used very expensive pigments. He is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work.[5] Vermeer painted mostly domestic interior scenes
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Johannes Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer
(/vərˈmɪər/;[3] Dutch: [joːˈɦɑnəs vərˈmeːr]; October 1632 – December 1675) was a Dutch painter who specialized in domestic interior scenes of middle-class life. He was a moderately successful provincial genre painter in his lifetime but evidently was not wealthy, leaving his wife and children in debt at his death, perhaps because he produced relatively few paintings.[4] Vermeer worked slowly and with great care, and frequently used very expensive pigments. He is particularly renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his work.[5] Vermeer painted mostly domestic interior scenes
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Han Van Meegeren
Henricus Antonius "Han" van Meegeren (Dutch pronunciation: [ɦɛnˈrikɵs ɑnˈtoːniɵs ˈɦɑn vɑn ˈmeːɣərə(n)]; 10 October 1889 – 30 December 1947) was a Dutch painter and portraitist and is considered to be one of the most ingenious art forgers of the 20th century.[1] Despite his life of crime, van Meegeren became a national hero after World War Two
World War Two
when it was revealed that he had sold a forged painting to Reichsmarschall
Reichsmarschall
Hermann Göring
Hermann Göring
during the Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands.[2] As a child, van Meegeren developed an enthusiasm for the paintings of the Dutch Golden Age, and later set out to become an artist himself. Art critics, however, decried his work as tired and derivative, and van Meegeren felt that they had destroyed his career
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Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola, or Coke, is a carbonated soft drink[1] produced by The Coca- Cola
Cola
Company. Originally intended as a patent medicine, it was invented in the late 19th century by John Pemberton
John Pemberton
and was bought out by businessman Asa Griggs Candler, whose marketing tactics led Coca- Cola
Cola
to its dominance of the world soft-drink market throughout the 20th century. The drink's name refers to two of its original ingredients, which were kola nuts (a source of caffeine) and coca leaves. The current formula of Coca- Cola
Cola
remains a trade secret, although a variety of reported recipes and experimental recreations have been published. The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company
produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca- Cola
Cola
bottlers throughout the world
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Heavy Metal Music
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music[1] that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.[2] With roots in blues rock and psychedelic/acid rock,[3] the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. Heavy metal lyrics
Heavy metal lyrics
and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.[3] In 1968, three of the genre's most famous pioneers, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
and Deep Purple
Deep Purple
were founded.[4] Though they came to attract wide audiences, they were often derided by critics
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Signature Block
A signature block (often abbreviated as signature, sig block, sig file, .sig, dot sig, siggy, or just sig) is a block of text automatically appended at the bottom of an email message, Usenet article, or forum post.Contents1 Email
Email
and Usenet1.1 Signatures in Usenet
Usenet
postings 1.2 Email
Email
signatures in business2 Internet forums 3 FidoNet 4 See also 5 Notes and references 6 External links Email
Email
and Usenet[edit] An email signature is a block of text appended to the end of an email message often containing the sender's name, address, phone number, disclaimer or other contact information. "Traditional" internet cultural .sig practices assume the use of monospaced ASCII
ASCII
text because they pre-date MIME and the use of HTML in email
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Electric Guitar
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals. The vibration occurs when a guitarist strums, plucks, fingerpicks, or taps the strings. The pickup used to sense the vibration generally uses electromagnetic induction to do so, though other technologies exist. In any case, the signal generated by an electric guitar is too weak to drive a loudspeaker, so it is sent to a guitar amplifier before being sent to the speaker, which converts it into audible sound. Since the output of an electric guitar is an electric signal, it can be electronically altered by to change the timbre of the sound
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