Into the Bytecode

This is my conversation with Dan Romero about Farcaster - a decentralized social network being developed as an open protocol.

Show Notes

This is my conversation with Dan Romero about Farcaster - a decentralized social network being developed as an open protocol.

We talked about how product decisions in social networks have ripple effects on society, Farcaster’s strategy in the highly competitive world of social products, and Dan's personal philosophies around hiring and team building.

Timestamps:
0:00 intro
2:08 why this problem?
12:54 both product and protocol
23:41 the algorithmic feed
29:40 Farcaster’s strategy for competing with Twitter
1:00:52 approach to team building
1:14:41 how to use social networks, and meme’ing

Relevant links:
Dan Romero - https://twitter.com/dwr
Farcaster - https://www.farcaster.xyz/
Farcaster docs - https://github.com/farcasterxyz/protocol
Varun - https://twitter.com/varunsrin
Keybase - https://keybase.io/

What is Into the Bytecode?

Into the Bytecode is a podcast about the ideas shaping crypto. Sina Habibian previously worked on ecosystem development at the Ethereum Foundation.

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Twitter: twitter.com/sinahab