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Why Gemini is So Awesome

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Summary: Gemini protocol is being quickly embraced by thousands of people who set up their own Gemini capsule (like a Web site, typically self-hosted and self-signed) and even more people who access the Gemini space (sometimes known as Geminispace) for high signal-to-noise ratio (something which today's World Wide Web increasingly lacks, never mind the bloat and the spying)

THE article we published this morning was a culmination of a decent amount of work that we had done, trying to show the extent to which Gemini grew in popularity (and very rapidly so far this year; we expect it to have quadrupled by year's end).



"Gemini is good for the mind (less noise for the ears and eyes), beneficial to the environment (both the client and server side work a lot less on presenting and delivering content), and sooner or later it'll be more than just geeks adopting it."The video above discusses the data we've used and it shows that Gemini actually does work with images and videos, just not in the same way traditional Web browsers do. Simplicity is very important and we'd rather avoid bloat, even at the expense of 'innovation' (code for complexity). There are security and privacy aspects and ease of setup may rely on conservatism, especially for low-powered devices that are affordable and scale gracefully on residential broadband. Gemini is good for the mind (less noise for the ears and eyes), beneficial to the environment (both the client and server side work a lot less on presenting and delivering content), and sooner or later it'll be more than just geeks adopting it.

I personally get some of my daily news (general news, not technology-centric) from Gemini. All I really need is text. It helps me focus better on the stories.

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