Polkadot Digest 27 Sep 2023

Polkadot News

Want to understand more about “asynchronous backing” and how it improves Polkadot’s performance and scalability? A new article is up on the topic: Elevating Polkadot's Performance and Scale with Asynchronous Backing

There is a new post on the Polkadot Forum outlining a potential “Polkadot App for Onboarding”. Polkadot App for onboarding

There is a new Wiki article on account abstraction in Polkadot, focusing on origin abstraction and protocol-level account abstraction. Polkadot's Account Abstraction · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 139, proposing to swap Moonbeam parachain leases, is passing and currently has enough support to start confirming ~ 10 October. Moonbeam: Swap Leases with Parachain 3342 | Polkassembly

Kusama News

Referendum 276, proposing to upgrade the Encointer parachain, is passing with 99% in favor, but lacking enough support to pass. It also still needs to be whitelisted. Encointer runtime upgrade to v16 | Polkassembly

Voting has started on the whitelisting, but not enough Fellowship members have yet voted for it to pass. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/member-referenda/49