Polkadot Digest 25 July 2023

Polkadot News

Polkadot is at @WebX_Asia Asia’s largest blockchain conference! If you are in Tokyo, catch the talks by Bertrand Perez, CEO of Web3 Foundation, and Bjorn Wagner, CEO of Parity Technologies, on the Global Stage (26th July) WebX

Join the Polkadot Blockchain Academy Twitter space today to learn how the academy is preparing a new generation of Web3 developers https://twitter.com/AcademyPolkadot/status/1683486655007555587

Learn how to create flexible, composable, cost-effective blockspace and why it is crucial for the success of your Web3 project at sub0 Europe 2023 https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1683462262126682112

Check out the progress on XCM’s RFCs, the cross-consensus messaging format for Polkadot: Final Comment Period for two XCM RFCs

There are 20 active public referenda up for a vote on Polkadot OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal Cast your vote or delegate it through the delegation dashboard. https://delegation.polkadot.network/

The staking rate on #Polkadot is now at 44.6% (+0.0%): Polkadot/Substrate Portal

There are currently 21,996 active nominators out of 43,631 (-2 since yesterday). Inactive nominators who are not receiving staking rewards can fast unstake (if eligible) and join nomination pools: Nomination Pools · Polkadot Wiki

Kusama news

Karura has successfully won auction #94. GM Parachain and Parathread 2275 are now competing in auction #95, with Parathread 2275 taking the lead. Both are self-funded: Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

There are 11 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).