DotLeap 80 - amsterDOT
Moonbuilder's academy launched, RMRK appeals for sufficiency, Acala partners with Citizend, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~1.19b DOT | staking - 53.4% | parachains & crowdloans - 11%
Litentry has won the most recent parachain slot auction.
🔴 🏛 Governance
Referendum 59, to unbrick the Phala parachain, is passing by a wide margin.
Motion 190, proposing to fund the 2022 Summer Polkadot Hackathon by OneBlock in China, is currently under consideration by the Polkadot Council.
Motion 191, to issue a batch proposal to upgrade Polkadot to runtime v9190 and Statemint to runtime v900, was passed and executed—it is know up for vote by the community as Referendum 60. If approved, the proposal will be enacted in block #10,156,856.
Motion 192, to lower the HRMP channel deposits on Polkadot from about 20,000 DOT to 1,000 DOT, is up for a vote. This is a change that was supposed to be included in the runtime upgrade, but was missed by the team. If approved, this will go to community vote as well.
There is a proposal to port the Substrate tip bot to the Polkadot-JS repository, as well, allowing users to be tipped for PRs and other contributions to the Polkadot-JS codebase.
Treasury Funding for Dwellir for their RPC service has been approved by the Polkadot Council.
Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ
🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~12.23m KSM | staking - 43.3% | parachains & crowdloans - 32%
Dora Factory has won the most recent parachain slot auction.
🦅 🏛 Governance
Referendum 189, upgrading the Kusama Relay Chain to runtime v9190 has been passed and executed.
Referendum 190, to force_transfer 63 KSM from an invalid para account to Parallel Heiko’s sovereign account, is currently failing with a turnout of 0.12%.
Motion 459, to fund a referendum dashboard Treasury Proposal, was approved.
Motion 460, to fund DoTreasury and Statescan maintenance, was passed and executed.
Motion 462, to fund the Polkascan Foundation to develop the Polkascan Calendar, an open-source application to view events in Substrate-based chains, is under consideration by the Kusama Council.
Motion 463, to fund a Treasury Proposal for production of educational tutorial videos about Polkadot and Kusama in Spanish, is under consideration by the Kusama Council.
Motion 465, to make RMRK a sufficient token on Statemine—which means that it would not need an additional small amount of KSM in each account to exist—is up for a vote.
Proposal 63 is a test proposal to be used for tutorials and other documentation by the W3F Technical Education team.
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Centrifuge published What Happens in an Asset Default on Tinlake?
Phala released a new weekly update.
KILT published Moving Through the Metaverse: The Path of Decentralization.
Mangata X integrates aUSD as the default stablecoin for its parachain.
Zeitgeist published their beta campaign results.
Crust launched on Karura Swap with 3,000,000 CSM + 10,000 aUSD in liquidity mining rewards.
AstridDAO, Starfish Finance, and Avault join the Astar Incubation Program.
Acala partnered with Citizend to bring Citizend’s token launch platform to Karura.
Watch The Future of Blockchain Gaming – Exploring new Web3 technologies with Ajuna and Integritee.
Watch Moonbeam’s latest Multi-Chain Sessions: The Moonriver DeFi Ecosystem.
Get to know PhalaWorld in this new video.
Watch the Centrifuge presentation at amsterDOT.
Watch the OriginTrail presentation at amsterDOT.
Watch the Acala presentation at amsterDOT.
Bruno Škvorc was on the Defiant Open Metaverse Show to talk about The Essential Tools for the Metaverse 2.0.
🔗 Candidate Parachains, dApps, and others
projects that are not yet connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
ParaState published Mid-term Roadmap Shift Announcement.
Deeper Network released a review of their first year.
Imbue Network has completed the final milestone of its Web3 Foundation grant.
Tea Project published How The TEA Project is Meeting the Changing Landscape of Web3.
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
If you are developing on Substrate and have questions, be sure to ask on the Substrate Stackexchange, now in public beta.
🌠 NFT Review
A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.
The Skybreach land sale has been postponed in a bid to create a more superior experience.
On April 28th, tune in to Polkadot Web3 Talks to hear the latest on Metaverse from Bit.Country, RMRK, and Unique Network.
VYBEZ has partnered with LAR and Moonbeans to launch the world's first user configurable music NFT experiment. Music lovers can make their own custom remix and mint as a unique token. Limited to 2040 Tokens.
👷♂️ Jobs in Web 3.0
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Web3 Foundation is looking for a Technical Educator, Spec Engineer, and Technical Grants Evaluator. Apply here.
That's it for this week - I hope this was as useful for you to read as it was for us to write!