Gavin Wood Steps from Parity CEO to Chief Architect & Polkadot is B*llish – SER, Have ya’ Heard?

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With one day left before the Ending Period begins, Crust is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction.

Referendum 77, proposing to approve a grant for development of Gossamer, a Polkadot Host written in Go, is passing by a wide margin with 16 days left to vote.

Referendum 78, proposing to set up nomination pools on Polkadot along with the specific parameters, is currently passing by a wide margin with 14 days left to vote.

Referendum 79, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot relay chain to runtime v9291 and the Statemint runtime to v9290, is currently passing by a wide margin with one day left to vote.

Referendum 80, proposing sufficiency for the USDT asset on Statemint, is currently passing with 99% in favor with 26 days left to vote.

There is a discussion on the Polkadot Forum for an alternative UI for exploring node storage and extrinsics.

There is a discussion on Polkadot Forum for bringing the Kusama Governance rewards project entirely on-chain.

Robert Habermeier, one of the founders of Polkadot, has released an article “Polkadot: Blockspace over Blockchains”.

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Referendum 238, proposing to increase the minimum validator commission to 8.5%, is currently failing with 75% in favor with six days left to vote.

Referendum 237, proposing to move funds related to the Mangata X sovereign account, has failed.

To understand why it is failing despite a majority being in favor, see

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