Polkadot Digest 25 Apr 2023

Polkadot News

Interested in what’s happened on Polkadot in Q1 2023? Check out the latest quarterly Polkadot Update: https://polkadot.network/blog/polkadot-update-q1-2023

Using Polkawatch, you can see how decentralized the validators are on Polkadot, and see how your own nominations stack up. https://polkadot.polkawatch.app/

Polkabeat, which aims to assess how decentralized and trustless individual parachains are, is open and in beta. The developer has asked for community input to verify the assessments. https://polkabeat.org/

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback for a potential Treasury Proposal for Monitoring as a Service by p2p.org. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/post/1776

The staking rate on Polkadot has been slowly increasing the last few days, now up to 48.19% (around a one percentage point increase from last week). https://staking.polkadot.network/#/overview

Kusama News

Bajun Network has won the most recent parachain lease auction. https://parachains.info/auctions/kusama