Polkadot Digest 28 June 2023

Polkadot News

The Polkadot Developer Heroes Program has been announced. Introducing the Polkadot Developer Heroes Program

Polkadot Decoded is today and tomorrow, featuring a fully hybrid experience in Copenhagen and online. For details: Polkadot Decoded 2023 | June 28-29 | Polkadot’s Annual Flagship Conference. As per usual, see any local viewing parties for an in-person experience here: Viewing Parties - Google My Maps

There are 47 Referenda on Polkadot OpenGov. Anyone can use their DOT to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/opengov

Three referenda have been approved and executed on Polkadot OpenGov, one submitted to the Whitelisted Caller Track and two to the Big Tipper Track. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

For more information about submitting a referendum to the whitelisted caller track, see the Polkadot Wiki. Participate in Polkadot OpenGov · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 123 on Gov1, proposing to open HRMP channels between Polkadot Asset Hub (formerly Statemint), Litentry, Composable, Polkadex, and Zeitgeist, is passing almost unanimously with seven days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/123

Referendum 124 on Gov1, proposing to approve a Treasury Proposal to DOT housing for those affected by the Turkish earthquake, is failing with 25 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/124

The next parachain lease auction begins this Saturday, 1 July, at block 16_210_200. Peaq @peaqnetwork and InvArch @InvArchNetwork have active crowdloans, with peaq in the lead. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Kusama News

With one day left in the current parachain lease auction, InvArch Tinkernet @TinkerParachain (self-funded) has been in the lead for the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions #90-96 and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Already 230 Referenda passed through Kusama OpenGov since last December, of which 7 are currently up for a vote. Polkadot/Substrate Portal