Sometimes I wish the ethos of Farcaster were way more connected to the reality of crypto, which in the USA is currently quite tumultuous and volatile, rather than always exhibiting the rah-rah happy go-lucky disposition of the founders / tech optimists that congregate here, which can be tiresome and disingenuous.
Focus on the mistakes regulators are or aren’t making is a red herring. The bureaucrats are, seemingly, getting ahead of crypto, how? They aren’t more nimble than founders. This is a tell. Never should the system move faster than us, if they are, we’re doing something wrong. Focus on real user value, ship it
My partners and I once raised $1m from a dude in Nairobi in the peak of the Great Recession and he said one of those little things that means everything. When we asked why he did this he said that the government in Nairobi is always fucking something up, there’s always a recession, just create value for users