Pedro Gomes: WalletConnect v2, account abstraction, and building a communications protocol
WalletConnect is a communications protocol that enables wallets and apps to securely connect and interact.
In this conversation, We talked about WalletConnect v2 and its architecture, account abstraction, potential downstream effects of a crypto-native chat protocol, and other topics.
8:00 developing the user experience before creating the product
10:23 account abstraction and the spectrum of security and convenience
20:39 WalletConnect APIs and “Log in with Ethereum”
28:55 how WalletConnect works
37:45 light clients and generalized messaging protocols
45:36 the politics of making big changes to the Ethereum protocol
50:14 connecting wallets with WalletConnect Chat
I hope you enjoy!