DotLeap 96 - Acala's path to a comeback
Polkadot at TOKEN2049, first LBP event in Dotsama, SubWallet’s metaverse in Bit.Country, and more.
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🔴 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~1.24B DOT | staking - 51.8% | parachains & crowdloans - 11%
Watr Protocol won the latest parachain slot auction.
🔴 🏛 Governance
Referendum 74, aiming to open several HRMP channels to Statemint, is passing unanimously.
Referendum 75, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot relay chain runtime to v9820 is passing by a wide margin. Note that this was fast-tracked by the Technical Committee. If passed, it will execute after only 400 blocks (~ 40 minutes).
A collection of teams are seeking feedback for a potential Treasury Proposal for a Polkadot Summit coinciding with San Franscisco Blockchain Week.
Chainsafe made a post seeking to continue the development of Gossamer, a Polkadot Host implementation written in Go.
There is a post seeking feedback on a potential treasury proposal for dot.alert(), a knowledge base of guidelines for asset management on Polkadot.
OnFinality has published a proposal regarding sustainability options for their API endpoint service.
Bitgreen, Sequester, and Evercity published two posts on The Green Polkadot Project, aiming to measure carbon emission and decarbonise the networks, composed of two proposals: one by Bitgreen and Evercity and one by Sequester.
Kusama Updates ₑₓₚₑcₜ cₕₐₒₛ
🦅 ⭕️ Relay Chain
total supply - ~12.75M KSM | staking - 55.5% | parachains & crowdloans - 7%
🦅 🏛 Governance
Referendum 229, an admitted mistake, failed with 3% in favor.
Referendum 230, to make a batch call to remark “Expect chaos”. It is being used as a proof of concept to test how anonymous proxies can make decisions via governance - see the link above for details.
Motion 544, funding a Treasury Proposal to dub Polkadot Decoded 2022 videos to Spanish, has passed Council vote.
Motion 545, to top up Bounty #12 is up for a vote. Note this is an external motion so it will be voted by the community afterwards if it gets approved by the council
A group of 1KV Kusama program members are seeking feedback for a potential proposal for a Polkadot Search Indexer and RPC endpoints.
Subsocial has a post seeking feedback for further improvements to their sub.id service.
⛓ Connected Parachains, dApps, and others
projects connected to the DOT and KSM relay chains
Nodle integration with Ledger hardware wallets reaches global availability.
Turing has accomplished all 5 phases of its network launch including the removal of sudo. You can review the Governance docs here.
Phala published Singapore We Are Ready! Meet Phala Team at Token 2049.
SubWallet partners with Bit.Country and launches its first metaverse.
Acala published Incident Report — 14/08/2022 and Path to Resuming Operations.
Integritee published Integritee & Securitee: Connecting the Dots.
Bit.Country published Discovery Podcast (Ep 14) Minecrafter Builds on Bit.Country (video).
Tea Project published Web3: Shifting Our Focus From the 1st to 2nd Floor.
Tinkernet & Basilisk to host the first LBP event in Dotsama.
⛓ Candidate Parachains, dApps, and others
Pendulum released an update on Spacewalk, the bridge between Stellar and Polkadot.
🌎 Community & Ecosystem
Sub0 - the Polkadot Developer Conference - is coming again on 28 - 29 November in Lisbon. Apply to attend here.
Join Polkadot at TOKEN2049 Singapore.
Polkadot-JS API v9.4.1 has been released.
🌠 NFT Review
A weekly newsletter keeping up with the evolution of NFTs in the Dotsama ecosystem.
A new NFT 2.0 concept ‘Proof of Perkability’.
Follow the new RMRK Medium publication and read the latest article Multi-Resource NFTs — An Innovation For the Future.
Want to try out building a metaverse without costs, try Bit.Country’s Sandpit.
Efinity published Impossible Standards: One Metaverse Group Is Chasing the Purest Form of Interoperability.
👷♂️ 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!
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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