selection of political officials by random sample from a pool of candidates

This article needs attention from an expert in Politics. The specific problem is: Many citations are from independent bloggers. WikiProject Politics may be able to help recruit an expert. (September 2019)"Demarchy" redirects here. It is not to be confused with démarche. Part of the Politics seriesElectoral systems Plurality/majoritarian Plurality First-past-the-post Single non-transferable vote Limited voting…
chess game played by Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky on 21 June 1851 in London

chess game played by Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky on 21 June 1851 in...

Immortal Game animation. Anderssen shown playing white. The Immortal Game was a chess game played by Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky on 21 June 1851 in London, during a break of the first international tournament. The bold sacrifices made by Anderssen to secure victory have made it one of the most famous chess games of…

independent education without the guidance of masters

"Autodidact" redirects here. For the John Taylor album, see Autodidact (album). "Self-taught" redirects here. For the hip hop group, see Self Taught. "Self-taught learner" redirects here. For the Lissy Trullie album, see Self-Taught Learner. Autodidacticism (also autodidactism) or self-education (also self-learning and self-teaching) is education without the guidance of masters (such as teachers and professors)…
style

style

Retrofuturistic depiction of a flying locomotive, in a dieselpunk style reminiscent of the early 1940s Retrofuturism (adjective retrofuturistic or retrofuture) is a movement in the creative arts showing the influence of depictions of the future produced in an earlier era. If futurism is sometimes called a "science" bent on anticipating what will come, retrofuturism is…

variable containing a public key in Windows NT 4.0

In computer security and cryptography, _NSAKEY was a variable name discovered in Windows NT 4 Service Pack 5 (which had been released unstripped of its symbolic debugging data) in August 1999 by Andrew D. Fernandes of Cryptonym Corporation. That variable contained a 1024-bit public key. Overview[edit] Microsoft's operating systems require all cryptography suites that work…

situation found in chess wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they...

Not to be confused with Zwischenzug, which is interpolating a move not normally expected. Zugzwang (German for "compulsion to move", pronounced [ˈtsuːktsvaŋ]) is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move. The…
literary work by Aristotle

literary work by Aristotle

First page of a 1566 edition of the Nicomachean Ethics in Greek and Latin The Nicomachean Ethics (; Ancient Greek: Ἠθικὰ Νικομάχεια, Ēthika Nikomacheia) is the name normally given to Aristotle's best-known work on ethics. The work, which plays a pre-eminent role in defining Aristotelian ethics, consists of ten books, originally separate scrolls, and is…

programming language

JoyParadigmmulti-paradigm: functional, concatenative, stack-orientedDesigned byManfred von ThunDeveloperManfred von ThunJohn CowanFirst appeared2001Stable releaseMarch 17, 2003 / March 17, 2003Typing disciplinestrong, dynamicMajor implementationsJoy0, Joy1, "Current Joy", "John Cowan's Joy", "JoyJ (Joy in jvmm)"Influenced byScheme, FP, ForthInfluencedFactor, Cat, V, TrithThe Joy programming language in computer science is a purely functional programming language that was produced by Manfred von Thun of…

Wikimedia list article

This page is an index for lists of some assets owned by large corporations. Holding companies[edit] List of Procter & Gamble brands List of Unilever brands List of assets owned by Sony List of assets owned by Shaw Communications Stock-taking Hostile takeover List of assets owned by Vivendi Vulcan Inc. List of assets owned by…
red dwarf in the constellation Leo

red dwarf in the constellation Leo

Coordinates: 10h 56m 28.99s, +07° 00′ 52″ Wolf 359 is the orange-hued star located just above the center of this 2009 astrophotograph. Wolf 359 is a red dwarf star located in the constellation Leo, near the ecliptic. At a distance of approximately 7.9 light years from Earth, it has an apparent magnitude of 13.54 and…