Polkadot Digest 17 Mar 2023

Polkadot News

Want to learn more about blockchain fundamentals and Polkadot online? Be sure to check out Web3x, free online courses from Web3 Foundation on these topics. https://www.edx.org/school/web3x

Or apply for the Polkadot Blockchain Academy, 10 July - 10 August, at UC-Berkeley, California, USA. Polkadot Blockchain Academy | Become A Leading Blockchain Engineer

Want to build something on Polkadot, but don’t know what’s needed in the ecosystem? Check out Bryan Chen’s (of Acala) list of things the ecosystem can use here: Polkadot Project Ideas · GitHub

Referendum 109, proposing to set the Polkadot parachain lease auction schedule for 2023, is currently passing with 99% in favor and 2 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 110, an external motion (i.e. from the Council) to fix the genesis registration for Manta, is currently passing with 99% in favor and 4 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 111, proposing to adjust the nomination configuration in several ways, is passing unanimously with 11 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Kusama News

SORA has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions #71-75 and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Interested in acting as a validator on the Kusama network, but not sure where to start or how to get nominations? Check out the Thousand Validators Programme - Thousand Validators Programme · Guide