Polkadot Digest 22 Feb 2024

Polkadot News

The Polkadot-JS set of tools, including Apps and the API, are under new ownership. For details and the roadmap forward, see Polkadot-JS: Moving Forward - #5 by kianenigma

Interested in hearing about upcoming changes to Polkadot on a more technical level? The February Polkadot Technical Fellowship OpenDev core developers call is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqLujRSs6iY&list=PLtyd7v_I7PGlDJCCCLGLjJ0yv33JAEE_-&index=10

Filippo Franchini and I will be part of Raoul Pal’s “Crypto Gathering 2024” today at 17.30 UTC, doing a deep dive into Polkadot. Crypto Gathering 2024 (DFTU Edition) | Real Vision

A new parachain auction has begun and with one day to go until the Ending Period begins, Polkadex is in the lead. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Referendum 516, cleaning up several inactive bounties, is now up for vote on the Treasurer track. Bounty Cleanup Proposal | Polkassembly

Kusama News

With three days to go in the current parachain lease auction, anonymous parathread ID 3346 has been in the lead the majority of the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 350, closing several inactive bounties, is now up for vote. Bounty Closure Proposal: n.16 and n.21 | Polkassembly