Polkadot Digest 31 Aug 2023

Polkadot News

With half a day left in the current parachain lease auction, Astar has been in the lead the vast majority of the Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

With upcoming potential changes to Polkadot, “blockspace” is being discussed more. See Rob Habermeier’s article on the subject last year for a good overview of “Blockspace over Blockchains”: Polkadot: Blockspace over Blockchains | rob.tech

Interested in a free on-demand course for learning Polkadot and Substrate? You can check out Blockchain Training Alliance’s course here: Developing on Polkadot with Substrate | Blockchain Training Alliance

Have an idea for building something on Polkadot? Check out Web3 Foundation’s Grants Program - https://grants.web3.foundation/

Kusama News

With three and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, Kabocha has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info