01.15.22

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Blogging and Microblogging in Geminispace With Gemini Protocol

Posted in Free/Libre Software at 8:01 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Gemini Blogging and Microblogging
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Summary: Writing one’s thoughts and other things in Geminispace — even without setting up a Gemini server — is totally possible; gateways and services do exist for this purpose

THE majority of people who reject Gemini — usually without even trying it or ever giving it a chance — wrongly assume it cannot be used for some certain things which are (wrongly) perceived to be essential. But there are gateways for social control media, such as this one, and blogging is possible too, even without setting up one’s own capsule. Sure, the level of features and presentation isn’t on par with the Web, but that’s not the goal. We want an alternative to the Web, not just another Web.

“As it stands at the moment, we’re just a handful of capsules short of 1,600 active ones…”The video above shows some of the things that are possible in Geminispace (or Gemini space) when one wishes to publish essays and short thoughts, having already covered examples of Gemini chat clients, games, and mainstream news operations (those can be accessed via Gemini protocol as well).

We expect to have a lot more coverage regarding Gemini. As it stands at the moment, we’re just a handful of capsules short of 1,600 active ones, based on Lupa’s catalogue of capsules.

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