We are developing the social individualist meta-context for the future. From the very serious to the extremely frivolous... lets see what is on the mind of the Samizdata people.

Samizdata, derived from Samizdat /n. - a system of clandestine publication of banned literature in the USSR [Russ.,= self-publishing house]


1. noun. A ping is a system administrator tool that is an automated packet of information (64 bytes) sent through a network to another to establish the status of a target system.

2. verb. To ping another site is to send a small automated packet of data to actuate some expected function, such as a Trackback (qv).

PING is an acronym for ‘Packet INternet Grouper’

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