Polkadot Digest 10 May 2024

Polkadot News

Gavin Wood, along with Basti Köcher and Pierre Aubert, held a Twitter/X Space on the topic of JAM: the next disruptor in Web3. https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1788614918796607848

OpenZeppelin has released a Polkadot Generic Runtime Template, for easily making a new Polkadot parachain. GitHub - OpenZeppelin/polkadot-generic-runtime-template: A generic template for Substrate Runtime

The Web3 Foundation Grants Program has announced the Wave 21 grants recipients. Web3 Foundation Grants — Wave 21 Recipients | by Web3 Foundation Team | Web3 Foundation | May, 2024 | Medium

There is a referendum on the Wish for Change to define “Polkadot 2.0” as including agile coretime, async backing, and elastic scaling. Polkadot 2.0 Definition | Polkassembly

There is further discussion on the topic on the Polkadot Forum here: Polkadot 2.0 Definition - #3 by gavofyork

There is a referendum on the Wish for Change track proposing to abolish the Decentralized Voices program. Should we abolish DV? | Polkassembly

Kusama News

Referendum 393, assigning a core for the People Chain, is now up for vote. Assign core for People Chain directly on relay | Polkassembly

Referendum 391, proposing to test the voidSpend functionality for Treasury Payouts, is currently passing unanimously. Test VoidSpend functionality for Treasury Payouts | Polkassembly

Interested in joining Kappa Sigma Mu, the “human blockchain” secured by Proof of Ink? There’s more information here: https://ksmsociety.io/