Polkadot Digest 8 Mar 2024

Polkadot News

With three days left in the current parachain lease auction, Mandala Chain has been in the lead the entire Ending Period so far. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Have any questions about Polkadot? Please feel free to stop by office hours today on Twitter/X at 14.00 UTC to ask me whatever you would like. https://twitter.com/BillLaboon/status/1766018714489545016

Interested in building on Polkadot? Check out the new Polkadot Alpha Program, signalling a new era of collaborative building. The Polkadot Alpha Program: A New Era of Collaborative Building

The Polkadot staking rate has decreased slightly to 50.84%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Referendum 487, on the Root track, setting a remark to propose a rank-based, on-chain collective for the Polkadot Ambassadors program, is passing. Polkadot Ambassador Program | Polkassembly

Kusama News

With just a few hours left in the current parachain lease auction, Bajun Network is in the lead, but Integritee Kusama and Kabocha have also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

The Kusama staking rate has increased by approximately 1 percentage points over the last 24 hours, to 50.84%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Referendum 353, setting a Polkadot-Kusama bridge security bounty, is passing with 94.9% in favor. POLKADOT <> KUSAMA BRIDGE SECURITY BOUNTY | Polkassembly

Referendum 354, initializing the Polkadot GRANDPA light client running on Kusama Bridge Hub, is passing almost unanimously. Initialize Polkadot GRANDPA light-client running on Kusama BridgeHub | Polkassembly

Interested in joining Kappa Sigma Mu and becoming part of the “human blockchain” via proof-of-ink? Check it out at https://ksmsociety.io/