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DotLeap 124 - Polkadot Vault
Astar release XCM v3, Moonbeam's new hackathon, Gov1 out of Kusama, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~1.32b DOT | staking - 43.2% | parachains & crowdloans - 10%
🔴 🏛 Governance
treasury balance - 45.48m DOT // 🔺 1.31% from last week
Referendum 121, proposing to upgrade the relay chain to runtime 9420 and enable Polkadot OpenGov, is passing with 99% in favor and less than 12 days to vote.
Referendum 119, proposing to swap to perform a parachain lease swap between two different parachain IDs controlled by Acala, is passing with 66% in favor.
Referendum 117, seeking a force_transfer back to the Treasury from a previous Treasury Proposal, did not pass.
Referendum 118, proposing to gradually increase the ideal number of validators in the active set to 400, is currently passing with 82% in favor.
Referendum 120, proposing to upgrade the Collectives parachain runtime to v9420, which would also enable the Fellowship on this parachain, is passing unanimously.
Motion 405, funding Cryptonitas to produce Polkadot education content for the Spanish community, was disapproved.
Motion 406, funding the operational costs of Dot.alert() for Q2-Q3 2023, was disapproved.
Motion 407, funding a survey of the Polkadot Data Ecosystem for the creation of a Github repository, was approved. Information provided will include lists and descriptions of Polkadot-specific terms and definitions, Reports with a focus on data, Tools/Web Sites, Open Source Libraries and Datasets, and much more.
Motion 408, funding Centrifuge to develop a Time Weighted Automated Market Maker pallet, was disapproved.
Motion 409, funding the Polkascan Foundation for the continued maintenance and support of Python Libraries, is under consideration.
Motion 410, funding the implementation of a trustless Ethereum 2.0 light client as a Substrate Pallet, is under consideration.
Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ
🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~13.63 | staking - 53.1% | parachains & crowdloans - 1%
Parathread 2270 won Kusama Auction #84.
🦅 🏛 Governance
treasury balance - 296.69k KSM // 🔻1.32% from last week
Root - for proposals that seek to update the network
Referendum 186, to remove the lock on Bifrost’s swapped parachain ids 2259 & 2262, was passed.
Whitelisted Caller - for proposals approved by the Fellowship
Referendum 188, proposing increasing the number of parachain validators to 250, was passed.
Referendum 190, proposing runtime upgrade for Kusama system parachains Statemint and Collectives, was passed. With this enactment, Gov1 is now entirely removed from Kusama. Kusama OpenGov is now the only governing mechanism on Kusama.
Referendum 195, proposing to update relayVrfModuloSamples to 6 in parachain validation configuration, was passed.
Small Spender - for proposals requesting less than 333.33 KSM
Referendum 193, to follow-up funding for Parasnaps due to market conditions, was passed.
Referendum 203, to fund the improvement of Kusama OpenGov through the use of auditors who audit proposals, is passing with 93% in favor and less than 4 days to vote.
Referendum 210, funding the maintenance of ParaSpell XCM SDK, is failing unanimously with less than 9 days to vote.
Medium Spender - for proposals requesting less than 3,333.33 KSM
Referendum 182, funding Supercomputing for the maintenance of the substrate-api-client from May 2023 until July 2023, was passed.
Referendum 183, funding OnFinality for running high-performance public infrastructure for Kusama and Statemine, was passed.
Referendum 189, funding Stakeworld for running RPC nodes, bootnotes, and snapshot services, was passed.
Referendum 192, funding GigMind, an innovative recreational platform tailored for the Kusama ecosystem, did not pass.
Referendum 198, funding Subsocial for the development of OpenComm, an on-chain communication protocol, was rejected.
Referendum 200, funding the maintenance of Polkassembly for Q2 2023, is failing with 59% in favor and less than 3 days to vote.
Referendum 201, funding KryptosChain Media, is failing with 91% against and less than 3 days left to vote.
Referendum 202, funding the development of Ziggurat so it can support Substrate-based chains, is failing with 91% against and less than 3 days to vote.
Referendum 204, retroactively funding Integritee for 28 days of implementing privacy sidechains for any substrate-based chain, is failing with 51% against and less than 5 days to vote.
Treasurer - for proposals requesting up to 333,333.33 KSM
Referendum 194, to fund the monitoring of public RPC/WSS endpoints and node database analytics, was rejected.
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Ajuna published Web3 Gaming: Unlocking VR and AR Integration.
Astar announced XCM v3 is live on Shiden, Astar's Kusama parachain.
Acurast & Astar will host a webinar on May 30 to shed light on Astar’s WASM, Acurast's universal interoperability, and all things ink.
Bifrost announced that users can now pay gas fees with other tokens.
Bit.Country published Bit.Country Discovery (Episode 16) MetaDojo Kaosland Launch.
Centrifuge launched a new Centrifuge App.
FrenTube, a decentralized video-sharing platform built on Subsocial, announced that its platform is open to the public.
Imbue published a new ecosystem report.
InvArch released the Saturn SDK, allowing devs to directly integrate the Saturn Multisig into their applications.
KILT announced an updated tipping mechanism.
Litentry posted a Meet the Team video.
Manta distributed its first wave of grants to Galxe, ReadON, and AsMatch.
Manta announced a partnership with Ultiverse to launch zkGuardians.
Moonbeam announced the Bear Necessities Hackathon, an online hackathon for building critical Web3 infrastructure, and exploring Moonbeam's interoperable features & cross-chain use cases. It starts on May 30.
Moonbeam published How to Create Your Own Meme Coin on Moonbeam in 30 Seconds.
Moonsama announced major updates to Raresama, its NFT marketplace.
Nova Wallet announced an integration with Wallet Connect V2, enabling Nova Wallet to securely connect and interact with wallets from other ecosystems.
SubWallet announced that users can now nominate or join a nomination pool directly when using the app.
Ternoa published a dive into its architecture.
Unique has launched new HRMP channels with Astar and Shiden (Astar’s Kusama parachain).
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
EasyA, one of the world's leading Web3 learning apps, announced the 60 Days Of Polkadot challenge.
Shawn Tabrizi (Parity dev) has given an interview on Token Terminal where he discusses Polkadot in-depth, including the philosophy, trade-offs, and which kinds of projects are best-suited to Polkadot.
Registration for Polkadot Decoded, 28-29 June in Copenhagen, is open. Remote viewing will be available and there are several other off-site watch parties.
Listen to the latest Polkadot Community Call to get tech and roadmap updates from the ecosystem teams, as well as learn about some of the referenda & treasury proposals.
On May 31st, join the Polkadot meetup in Zug hosted by Polimec to get insights into the inner workings of the Polkadot Blockchain Academy and how it impacts ecosystem growth.
Join the Polkadot Hackathon 2023 Summer co-organized by Parity and OneBlock+ for a chance to build your own Polkadot project, and win a cash prize from a total pool of $300K.
Turn your extra phone, tablet, or any other iOS or Android device into a secure hardware cold wallet for Polkadot, Kusama, and other Substrate-based chains with Polkadot Vault.
Multix, a new tool for managing complex multisigs, is now available on Polkadot and Kusama.
Polkadot-JS Apps v0.131.4 was released.
Polkadot-JS API v10.7.3 was released.
🌠 NFT Review
A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.
Singular launched an Open Call for Art in anticipation of its EVM release.
RMRK published new explainer videos.
RMRK unveiled its new and improved website.
RPG Evrloot released a newBi-weekly dev journal wherein they revealed information about their 2023 growth strategy, migration updates, game development updates, and more.
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