Polkadot Digest 28 Feb 2024

Polkadot News

You can listen to yesterday’s Mario Nawfal’s Roundtable Space “Beyond the Hype: Why Polkadot Stands Out! #CryptoWeekly” here. https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1vOxwjRwjkqJB?s=20

The Polkadot Mini-Summit at EthDenver 2024 started today, with various parachain teams and builders in attendance. https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1761154118109028615

Web3 Foundation announces the first batch of Decentralized Voices , with each respective delegate on Polkadot receiving a voting power of 6 million DOT, and 30,000 KSM on Kusama https://twitter.com/Web3foundation/status/1762128093878083968

If you are a regular watcher of Polkadot OpenGov, check out the first prototype of Polkadot OpenGov scraper. https://twitter.com/alice_und_bob/status/1762433287463571600

You can now locally fork Polkadot, Kusama, and their parachains on Polkadot-JS and play around to simulate and validate any of the respective network’s transactions. https://x.com/DrW3RK/status/1762480426654867507?s=20

With two hours left in the current parachain lease auction, Mandala chain is in the lead with a crowdloan of 100k+ DOT. Unique Network was in the lead for part of the ending period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Remember that the ending block of a parachain lease auction is determined retroactively. Thus, either Mandala or Unique could win at this point. For details, see Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki

For Polkadot-specific latest content, you can visit Polkadot’s SocialFi platform, PolkaVerse, powered by Subsocial Chain. https://polkaverse.com/

There are now 51 Referenda up for voting in Polkadot OpenGov (with three additional Referenda where the Decision Deposit still needs to be placed). All Tracks | Polkassembly

Kusama News

With three days left in the current parachain lease auction, Imbue Network is in the lead. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

There are 6 Referenda up for vote on Kusama OpenGov. All Tracks | Polkassembly