the DAOs are gonna be alright || DT Weekly #24
DAOs are staying the course, taking their medicine, & thriving despite it all
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well, hello again.
since we last talked it’s safe to say sh*t has hit the fan: fraud committed, savings lost, lies told, & despair experienced.
it’s been easy to fall into a pit of hopelessness, to question the nature of what we are doing. does anything matter? are we destined to fail? are we playing a rigged game?
these questions are forced into our collective discourse at an alarming & consistent rate. among a lesser, more fragmented group these questions might be fatal to a movement yet we have somehow found a way to lower the volume and turn the noise into impassioned action.
the DAO ecosystem is decentralized but not fragmented; there is a persistence, a rallying against the dying of the night that has colored discourse over the past days. we keep getting knocked down to the canvas but we keep getting back up.
so let’s refocus. continue to build, continue to elevate the voices of change, continue to build something better than what has existed. remember the excitement you felt when you realized what was possible with web3? cling to that feeling.
let’s dive in.
now is the time to redirect the negative energy into positive action. the thought leadership, hot takes, & tweets need to morph into meaningful action. now is the time to build.
while you’re here: check out ldf + reka’s chaos is a public good vol 2
🔮builders will build
what Radar is doing is nothing short of impressive. a DAO with a major bias towards action, we love to see it. be careful though, one you go down the radar rabbit hole, you probably won’t make it back.
After DT Guest Kairon put me onto their most recent Future Report I’ve been diving deep into Radar’s extremely active Discord. consider me radar-pilled. i’ve yet to experience a DAO like it, an exhilarating collective of web3’s most creative minds. if you see me in the Discord, say hi 🤝
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👁build cool sh*t, fund it later
we like to highlight cool sh*t here at DT studios. the chads at zora have been quietly building a beautiful nounsDAO style DAO launcher in the spirit of Jack Butcher’s Permissionless Apprentice & retroactively proposed treasury seeding of 1000 eth.
it passed! check out the proposal on Tally here
✨DAOs need more than vibes
vibes are good. DAOs need vibes. but vibes can’t put the DAO on its back and carry it to longterm financial Valhalla. pair vibes with sustainable community, economic feasibility, & dedicated contributors…now we’re talking.
💸diversify or die
Breaking: DAOs can’t function if they can’t pay their contributors.
DAO treasury diversification is essential to longterm viability as market volatility isn’t going away anytime soon. take a look into how the top DAOs are diversifying their assets away from their native token to create financial safeguards.
🌊Meme of the Week
📓 what we’re reading
The Tyranny of Structurelessness
1970’s paper with extreme relevance to the present
keep going. that’s it. see you next week.
your friendly neighborhood DAO Talk boi,