DotLeap 89 - Introducing Gov2
Gavin Wood breaks down Gov2, Moonbeam adds Axelar, Robonomics partners with Crust, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~1.22B DOT | staking - 52% | parachains & crowdloans - 11%
Para ID 2055 has won the most recent parachain lease auction.
Gavin Wood published Gov2: Polkadot’s Next Generation of Decentralised Governance.
🔴 🏛 Governance
Referendum 69, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot relay chain to runtime v9250, is currently passing by a wide margin.
Motion 231, to fund Manta’s development of OpenZL, was approved.
Motion 232, to top-up the anti-scam bounty funds, was disapproved.
Motion 233, to increase the maximum number of HRMP channels from 10 to 30, was approved.
Motion 234, to fund development of a cross-chain transaction history service, is under Council consideration.
Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ
🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~15.55M KSM | staking - 49.8% | parachains & crowdloans - 22%
Kintsugi won the 44th parachain slot auction.
🦅 🏛 Governance
Referendum 215, removing 18 proposals from the public queue each seeking to remove a different Kusama Council member, is currently passing unanimously with 2 days left to vote.
Referendum 216, proposing to upgrade the Kusama relay chain to runtime v9260, is passing by a wide margin.
Motion 514, to fund RadiumBlock’s public endpoint service for Kusama, was approved.
Motion 515, to fund a liquidity proposal for Genshiro, was approved by the Council and is up for a community vote.
Motion 516, to fund further governance participation rewards, was approved. The Governance experiment powered by RMRK’s advanced NFT system is a resounding success, creating a 700% increase in governance participation.
Jay Chrawnna published a post for feedback for further developing WagMedia, which, among other goals, aims to incentivize individual contributors to produce Kusama content.
There is a post looking to make a virtual reality documentary about the Polkadot/Kusama ecosystem.
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Subsocial published The State of Subsocial: Where Are We Going?
Composable published Notes from The Composable Team.
KITL published The History of Web3 in a Nutshell.
New XCM connection between Integritee and Karura.
InvArch published a new ecosystem update.
Astar published Swanky: The All-In-One WASM Tool.
Encointer published How to Claim Your Encointer NFT From Polkadot Decoded.
Manta published The State of Manta and Calamari Network Q1/Q2 2022.
Litentry published a new ecosystem update.
OriginTrail announced that OriginTrail DKG v6 is feature-locked and ready for stage 2 release.
Equilibrium published How Equilibrium Embeds Bailouts and Mitigates Risks to Stability in DeFi.
Watch this introduction to PhalaWorld.
Robonomics and Crust entered a partnership.
Watch the latest episode of Bit.Country discovery.
Unique Network released a new ecosystem update.
Polkadex published Up Next for Polkadexers.
ChainSafe published a new privacy feature for Polkadot-JS Extension.
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
Polkadot co-founder Robert Habermeier discussed a cross-chain vs multi-chain future in a panel at Composable Unchained.
Polkadot is sponsoring RustConf, August 5th in Portland, OR, USA.
Polkadot-JS API v8.14.1 has been released.
Polkadot-JS Extension v0.44.2 has been released.
Polkadot-JS Apps v0.118.1 has been released.
🌠 NFT Review
A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.
Secondary sales and transfers have been enabled for Skybreach.
👷♂️ 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!