Polkadot Digest 15 Nov 2023

Polkadot News

Referendum 246 has passed and executed, cancelling Referendum 241 (proposed v1’000’000 runtime upgrade). https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/246

The Polkadot Blockchain Academy is accepting applicants on both Developer and Project Founder tracks for their upcoming waves in Hong Kong and Singapore. Polkadot Blockchain Academy | Forge the Future of Web3

There are currently 34 active referenda on Polkadot OpenGov - you can vote with your DOT here: https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda

Did you know that if a Referendum is decided opposite to the way you voted (e.g. you voted NAY to a Referendum that passed), there is no lock on your DOT. Introduction to Polkadot OpenGov · Polkadot Wiki

Interested in how many transactions per second Polkadot can handle? You can see my discussion of this here: https://twitter.com/BillLaboon/status/1724021148277444952

Kusama News

Turing Network has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 306, proposing to slash old old Gov1 treasury deposits and concurrently refund the amounts to their respective proposers, is now up for vote. Rejecting Kusama Gov1.0 Treasury Proposals and Facilitating Bond Reimbursement whenever appropriate | Polkassembly