DotLeap 92 - XCM <> EVM Connected Contracts
aUSD error mint update, new runtime update, Astar's first metaverse, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~1.23B DOT | staking - 52% | parachains & crowdloans - 11%
Kylin won Polkadot Auction #25.
Polkadot v0.9.28 has been released with a MEDIUM upgrade priority.
🔴 🏛 Governance
Referendum 70, proposing to increase the maximum number of HRMP channels from 10 to 30, is currently passing by a wide margin with only 2 days left to vote.
Motion 248, to fund the development of YieldBay, did not reach majority.
Motion 249, to fund the continued development of Polkawatch (the degree of decentralization watch tool) for Q3 2022, is under consideration.
Motion 250, to fund PolkaWorld’s community operation costs from Sep 2022 to Nov 2022, is under consideration.
Kian (Parity engineer), on behalf of the staking team, published a post to propose slightly increasing nomination limits.
Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ
🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - 12.65M KSM | staking - 53% | parachains & crowdloans - 9%
🦅 🏛 Governance
Referendum 222, proposing to extend the lease of the Statemine common good parachain, has passed.
Referendum 223, proposing to upgrade Statemine to runtime v9270, is passing by a wide margin with one day left to vote.
Referendum 224, to fix the opening of an HRMP channel between Statemine and Robonomics, is passing unanimously with four days left to vote.
Referendum 225, to upgrade Kusama's runtime from version 9260 to 9271, is passing unanimously with six days left to vote.
Motion 525, to sponsor a DotSama presence at Blockchain Rio, was disapproved.
Motion 526, to fund prizes at the SNI Hackathon x Kenya Wildlife Trust, was passed and executed.
Motion 528, to create a bounty for funding an incentive for the moderation team, was passed and executed.
Motion 531, to fund the development of KusamaHub, is under consideration.
Motion 532, to fund Sublab’s development of fully native open-source libraries for mobile platforms in DotSama, is under consideration.
There are currently nine public Proposals available. Proposals become Referenda in order of how much KSM endorse them.
The discussion is still ongoing regarding the WAGMedia Treasury Proposal.
A new Treasury Proposal for participation of the Polkadot ecosystem in the 10th Pais Digital Chile Summit is up for discussion.
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Acala published an update on the 3bn aUSD error mint incident.
Moonbeam published a thread about its new cross-chain XCM-to-EVM functionality on its Moonbase Alpha testnet.
Following the recent Statemine runtime upgrade, you can now trade Statemine NFTs on Singular.
Moonbeam’s Connected Contracts Hackathon is now open to submissions.
Origin Trail has successfully launched the TRAC Teleport for teleporting tokens to its parachain.
Astar is preparing for the launch of Cosmize, its first metaverse.
It also launched its new getting_started series to provide guides & tutorials on Astar and the Polkadot ecosystem.
Nodle published a treasury locking announcement.
Interlay published a new ecosystem report.
Astar announced the addition of Blockdaemon to its infrastructure providers.
Integritee partners with Crust for publicly verifiable decentralized content storage.
Bit.country published The New Era of Bit.Country and Metaverse.Network.
Phala released a new ecosystem update.
Manta released a new ecosystem update.
HydraDX published Hydration in Times of Tribulation.
🔗 Candidate Parachains, dApps, and others
projects that are not yet connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
OAK announced the TUR-MGX Liquidity Bootstrapping Event.
Gear announced an integration with RMRK.
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
Parity has teamed up with Watr Protocol to bring Watr’s deep commodities' expertise to DotSama.
You can view the questions and answers from my Bill Laboon’s (Web3 Foundation Technical Educator) 11th Reddit AMA here.
Listen to the latest Polkadot Community Call.
Check out Bill Laboon’s voice AMA about Polkadot governance and the changes coming in v2.
Polkadot published Proposal for Common Good Parachains.
Polkadot-JS Apps v0.121.1 has been released.
Polkadot-JS Extension v0.44.6 has been released.
Polkadot-JS API v9.2.3 has been released.
🌠 NFT Review
A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.
RMRK released new videos explaining its Multi-Resource lego and Why NFT Adoption is Struggling.
Enjin announced its first Unreal Engine SDK.
Unique announced the winner of its Punks for the People contest and the launch of a new contest.
👷♂️ 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.
RMRK is hiring! Check if your position is available.
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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