Polkadot Digest 12 Mar 2024

Polkadot News

Mandala Chain has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Sub0 Asia 2024 has begun in Bangkok, Thailand. You can also obtain a free virtual ticket to watch online here: sub0 Asia 2024<!-- --> | Polkadot Events

Gavin Wood’s keynote was on Jam, a new paradigm for how Polkadot can increase scalability and versatility. @Alice_und_Bob has provided a good overview here: https://twitter.com/alice_und_bob/status/1767454972806074693

Web3 Summit is returning to Berlin, 19 - 21 August. Tickets and more information are available here: https://web3summit.com/

Referendum 487, proposing an on-chain Polkadot Ambassadors program, is passing with 96.1% in favor. Polkadot Ambassador Program | Polkassembly

Kusama News

Karura is in the lead in the current parachain auction, but Basilisk has also been in the lead for part of the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

This means that either could win this auction, as this is a candle auction and the ending block is unknown. For details, see Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki

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