Interested in supporting the one thousand validators (1kv) program on Polkadot and Kusama? Check out this informative thread by Filippo, Technical Educator at Web3 Foundation, and use the tool he built to help decide and nominate 1kv validators: https://twitter.com/filippoweb3/status/1680951167554027523
This tool built by Jonas Gehrlein, a researcher at the Web3 Foundation, uses an active learning algorithm to help facilitate unbiased validator selection: https://twitter.com/GehrleinJonas/status/1674804175215927296
For developers, be sure to watch another fantastic Substrate deepdive tutorial - this time, on runtime RPCs: Custom RPCs and Runtime API - YouTube
The staking rate on #Polkadot is now at 44.6% (+0.0%): Polkadot/Substrate Portal
There are currently 21,998 active nominators out of 43,644 (-4 since last week). Inactive nominators who are not receiving staking rewards can fast unstake (if eligible) and join nomination pools: Nomination Pools · Polkadot Wiki
Karura is participating in Auction 94 (self-funded). It is currently uncontested: Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info
There are 9 active public referenda and one fellowship referendum up for a vote on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal (Switch to Kusama on the lefthand tab window).