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DotLeap 134 - Parathreads on the way
Gavin Wood posts Initial Coreplay draft, Dotinsights' new Polkadot deep dive, Subsocial's Creator Staking, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~1.35b DOT | staking - 48.5% | parachains & crowdloans - 3%
Gavin Wood posted Initial Coreplay draft, a proposal the develops the idea of using cores on the Polkadot Ubiquious Computer to host smart contract code directly. This is in preparation for the development of Polkadot v2.
InvArch won Polkadot Auction #47.
The pull request for on-demand parachains (f/k/a parathreads) has been merged into the Polkadot master branch.
🔴 🏛 Governance
treasury balance - 45.17m DOT // 🔻1% from last week
Whitelisted Caller - for proposals that seek to update the network
Referendum 110, updating the parachain validation configuration, is passing unanimously with < 22 days to vote.
Small Spender - for proposals requesting less than 10,000 DOT
Referendum 96, funding the development of Artificial Intelligence for security monitoring on a network level, is failing with 97% against and < 8 days to vote.
Referendum 97, reimbursing YieldBay for developing a yield farming dashboard for Polkadot, is failing with 71% against and < 11 days to go.
Referendum 104, funding the creation of premium personalized notebooks for Polkadot and Kusama users, is failing unanimously with < 14 days to vote.
Medium Spender - for proposals requesting less than 100,000 DOT
Referendum 88, funding OnFinality for the development of a Unified NFT API, is failing with 90% against and < 3 days to vote.
Referendum 90, funding LimeChain for the phase 2 development of Gosemble - a Framework for building Substrate-compatible Runtimes in Go, is passing with 55% in favor and < 6 days to vote.
Referendum 93, funding Kodadot to migrate NFTs from Kusama relay chain to Polkadot Asset Hub, is passing with 85% in favor and < 7 days to vote.
Referendum 98, funding Polkadot Insider for 28 weeks of operation and growth, is failing with 48% against and < 9 days to vote.
Referendum 99, funding Brushfam to develop Patron–a tool to verify & build smart-contracts in one step, is failing with 86% against and < 10 days to vote.
Referendum 101, funding milestone 3 of Polkadot x EasyA Hackathons at Harvard, is failing with 43% against < 14 days to go.
Referendum 102, retroactively funding Polytope Labs for the research and development of ISMP (Interoperable State Machine Protocol), is failing with 60% against and < 14 days to vote.
Referendum 103, funding milestone 3 of the Polkadot Hackathon Global Series, is failing with 61% against and < 14 days to vote.
Referendum 105, funding OpenZeppelin to create a dedicated open-source development team that will work with Parity and the Polkadot community to define and then deliver new Polkadot parachain runtimes, is passing with 96% in favor and < 14 days to vote.
Referendum 106, funding Dacade to create a Polkadot learning community on its platform, is failing with 99% against and < 17 days to vote.
Referendum 107, funding LayerX (a trustless Ethereum<>Polkadot bridge), is failing with 98% against and < 18 days to vote.
Referendum 109, retroactively funding the milestone 2 development of Polkasafe (a multisig tool), is failing with 48% against and < 21 days to vote.
Referendum 116, funding the operation and maintenance of PolkaWorld, is failing with 62% against and < 22 days to vote.
Referendum 117, funding the development of Societal (a potential parachain for building on-chain communities), is failing with 51% against and < 22 days to vote.
Referendum 118, funding Supercomputing the maintenance for the substrate-api-client, is failing with 68% against and < 23 days to vote.
Referendum 119, funding the development of an open communication layer for Polkadot, is failing with 65% against and < 23 days to vote.
Referendum 120, funding further development of Multix (a simple interface for managing complex multisigs), is failing with 55% against and < 24 days to vote.
Big Spender - for proposals requesting less than 1,000,000 DOT
Referendum 111, proposing a curator for the Polkadot Assurance Legion Bounty, is failing with 32% against and < 21 days to vote.
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🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~13.9m KSM | staking - 54% | parachains & crowdloans - 0.3%
DAO IPCI won Kusama Auction #98.
🦅 🏛 Governance
treasury balance - 285.25k KSM // 🔺2.3% from last week
Root - for proposals that seek to update the network
Referendum 253, performing a lease swap for Karura, is passing with 93% in favor and < 1 day to vote.
Whitelisted Caller - for proposals approved by the Fellowship
Referendum 257, upgrading the Encointer commongood parachain to v15, is passing unanimously with < 7 days to vote.
Medium Spender - for proposals requesting less than 3,333.33 KSM
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Astar announced an integration with thirdweb, an all-encompassing web3 development framework that delivers everything developers need to connect dApps and games to Astar.
Encointer (a commongood parachain on Kusama that enables the creation of new and independent community-driven economies) announced the launch of the fourth community currency for Dar es Salaam, Tanzania this September.
Interlay published Bitcoin Staking: Unlocking Bitcoin’s Yield Potential in DeFi.
Moonbeam introduced Moonbeam Routed Liquidity (MRL), allowing the entire Polkadot ecosystem easy access to billions of dollars in liquidity via the Wormhole protocol.
Origin Trail has invited blockchains to integrate the OriginTrail DKG with their EVM-compatible blockchains.
Subsocial announced plans to launch Creator Staking to incentivize content, community, & application creators to grow the network.
Manta announced a partnership with Polyhedra to bring zkBridge to the Manta Network ecosystem.
peaq to power future mobility demo at the IAA - Europe’s largest auto-fair.
Pendulum published The Top 6 Projects Connecting Traditional and Decentralized Finance.
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
Have you been reading the Polkadot Forum? It's a great place to see in-depth discussion among Polkadot and Substrate core developers, parachain and other ecosystem devs, validators, community members, etc. Bill Laboon made a list of some recent threads worth reading.
Dotinsights released their Deep Dive Review of Polkadot for Q2 2023.
Sub0 (the Polkadot developer conference) is in less than a month.
Watch the last Polkadot Pioneers AMA that focused on the rise of web3 gaming.
OpenZeppelin, a leader in the smart contract security auditing space, published their security assessment report for their recent work on ink!
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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!