minutes12 July 2023

Franck Royer of Waku  | Decentralized messaging

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In this episode, we speak with Franck Royer – lead developer of Waku at Logos. Waku is a family of robust, censorship-resistant communication protocols designed to enable privacy-focused messaging for web3 apps. Waku has a strong emphasis on privacy and censorship resistance and are building protocols that are modular and scalable. In this episode, Franck breaks down what decentralised messaging is, why it is so important, and what are its requirements. We dive into the details of gossip networks, message passing, and tradeoffs involved in secure p2p messaging.



02:40|What is Decentralised Messaging

07:30|07:30: Waku a foundational project of Logos

09:00|Decentralised messaging foundational to dapps

13:07|Gossip Networks and message passing

16:54|Graphic of Gossip Network

22:44|Tradeoffs in bandwidth consumption and computation

24:22|Redundancy of messages

27:05|Difference between libp2p gossip sub and Waku

31:20|Layers of protocols built on relay for Status App

35:15|If light clients or mobile phones cant handle the main network

37:00|Key Component of Waku: Content Topics

40:25|Size limitations of Messages

45:30|Comparing content topics to separate Discord Servers

52:25|Optionality Developers have to serve their community

56:24|Securing Waku and Spam Prevention

01:02:30|How to Contribute to Waku

Episode hosts - Demetrick Fergurson, Corey Petty, Jessie Santiago

Produced by - Christian Noguera

Original music and sound design contributed by - Jeremy Bloom, Annie McEwen, Matt Kielty

And edited by - Christian Noguera

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