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Polkadot Updates

🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain

total supply - ~1.28b DOT | staking - 10% | parachains & crowdloans - 46.5%

  • Anonymous Parathread 2104 won the 39th parachain lease auction.

🔴 🏛 Governance

  • Referendum 98, proposing to update the parathread ID in the genesis state WASM of Bittensor, passed.
  • Referendum 101, to approve the WASM smart contracts bounty (Bounty #19), is currently passing unanimously with more than 14 days to go.
  • Referendum 102, to upgrade the Polkadot runtime to v9360, was passed.
  • Referendum 103, to unbrick the Zeitgeist parachain, is passing. This was originally approved by the Council as Motion 343.
  • Motion 336, to fund Blockchain Training Alliance’s Substrate Training Course, was passed and executed.
  • Motion 337, to fund Rust Syndicate’s development of Uptest (a tool for testing Pallet functionality before and after runtime upgrades), was passed and executed.
  • Motion 338, to refund Web3 Foundation for 2022’s Sub0 Conference expenses, was passed and executed.
  • Motion 339, to enable the execution of Nomination Pools Incentives, was disapproved. This is because, if it passed, the Motion would generate a wrong call that does not trigger the treasury reward distribution. It should be fixed in the next upgrade.
  • Motion 340, by TeachMeDeFi to fund the creation of a German Educational Platform for Polkadot, was approved.
  • Motion 341, to fund the development of rmrk-substrate-pallets, is under consideration.
  • Motion 342, to fund Talisman to develop a Business-Friendly Polkadot MultiSig, was approved.
  • Motion 344, to fund the development of a Spanish Polkadot Education Hub, is under consideration.

Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ

🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain

total supply - ~13.24m KSM | staking - 47% | parachains & crowdloans - 2%

  • Mangata X is the winner of Kusama Auction #68.

🦅 🏛 Governance

All referenda below are in the OpenGov system.

  • Referendum 77, to fund the Virto team, was approved.
  • Referendum 81, scheduling 2 auctions to replace the missing auctions supposed to be scheduled by Ref 72, was canceled.
  • Referendum 83, to fund Polkascan’s integration with Subsquid, is passing.
  • Referendum 86, to free up KSM that was locked during Quartz’s parachain migration, is passing.
  • Referendum 88, to fund maintenance of the substrate-api-client from February 2023 until April 2023, is passing.
  • Referendum 90, to renew funding for Creadores Web3–a group of content creators and users of the spanish-speaking community, is passing.
  • Referendum 92, to fund Proof of Chaos to develop an OpenGov dashboard, is failing despite 80% Ayes.
  • Referendum 93, to fund GMI Media–a network public service podcast series, is currently failing despite 62% Ayes.
  • Referendum 96, to schedule the next auction on Kusama, is now up for vote.

⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others

projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains

🌎 Community & Ecosystem

🛠 Tools

  • Polkadot-JS API v9.13.6 was released.
  • With news of Kraken shutting down staking due to SEC charges, now is the best time to remind you of the Polkadot Staking Dashboard.

🌠 NFT Review

A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.

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👷‍♂️ Jobs in Web 3.0

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That's it for this week - I hope this was as useful for you to read as it was for us to write!

Many thanks to Bill Laboon for his daily digest—which helps us not miss some important updates—and Raul Romanutti for helping us ensure that the governance news is accurate.

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