Polkadot Digest 19 Apr 2024

Polkadot News

Gavin Wood has announced JAM, a potential future path for Polkadot which replaces the current relay chain with a more modular, minimalistic design. You can learn more about JAM by reading the Gray Paper here: https://graypaper.com/

Concurrently, Web3 Foundation has announced the JAM implementers prize, a 10 million DOT prize pool for implementing alternative client implementations of JAM. Announcing the JAM Implementer’s Prize | by Web3 Foundation Team | Web3 Foundation | Apr, 2024 | Medium

Joe Petrowski was a guest on Mario Nawfal’s Twitter Space covering Polkadot on Wednesday: https://twitter.com/RoundtableSpace/status/1780695413731045794

Referendum 680, proposing to initialize Snowbridge, the Polkadot-Ethereum bridge, is now up for vote. Initialize Snowbridge on BridgeHub and AssetHub | Polkassembly

Interested in teams providing full-stack services for building on Polkadot? A list was recently made public by former Parity Delivery Services team. Substrate Engineering Companies & Resources

Kusama News

Coretime has gone live on Kusama as of yesterday. Current parachains have been migrated to long-term bulk coretime. Sales will begin in approximately one week. For more details, see Agile Coretime · Polkadot Wiki