Polkadot Digest 22 May 2024

Polkadot News

Polkadot v1.12.0 has been released. Release Polkadot v1.12.0 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

There is a new notification process in the Changelog which includes different sections for different types of users: Node Devs, Runtime Devs, Node Operators, and Runtime Users.

The Polkadot staking rate continues to increase and is now at 56.19%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

With less than a day to go, Parathread 3358 has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Referendum 791, proposing to upgrade Polkadot to runtime v1.2.4, is now up for vote. [Whitelisted Caller] Upgrade Polkadot v1.2.4 | Polkassembly

Kusama News

The Kusama staking rate has also been slowly increasing and is now at 52.24%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Finally, as I will be attending the Indianapolis 500 to see Conor Daly race in the sponsored Polkadot car and then to Consensus. Bader Youssef and Radha Dasari (W3F Tech Ed) will take over the Digest. I will return to writing it on 3 June!

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