Polkadot Digest 13 Dec 2023

Polkadot News

With four and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, Interlay has been in the lead the entire Ending Period so far. Polkadot Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 349, seeking a tip for Shawn Tabrizi for running a Polkadot workshop at UPR Mayaguez, is passing with 93.4% in favor. Polkadot Workshop @ UPR Mayaguez | Polkassembly

Tips are smaller payouts directly to grantees that can occur within a spending period. Treasury · Polkadot Wiki

There are now 65 active referenda on Polkadot OpenGov. You can see details and vote on them here: All Tracks | Polkassembly

There are now 39 Decentralized Futures proposals with details listed on the Polkadot Forum. You can see them sorted by the decentralized-future tag here: Topics tagged decentralized-future

For more details on the Decentralized Futures program, which is a W3F initiative to distributed 20 million USD and 5 million DOT for new initiatives on Polkadot, see https://futures.web3.foundation/

Kusama News

With two days left in the current parachain lease auction, Curio is in the lead, but Mangata has also been in the lead for some blocks in the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

This means that there is a small chance that Mangata will win. For details, see the Polkadot Wiki page on Candle Auctions. Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki

Voting for the 2023 Golden Birdie, for exemplary service to Kusama in 2023, is open from now until 15 Dec. https://twitter.com/BillLaboon/status/1734185670350885336