The latest posts about all things Polkadot, major news, ecosystem announcements, engineering updates, and more.
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Polkadot and Mythical Games: Powering the Next Generation of Gaming
Mythical Games, the number one gaming blockchain and the fourth largest blockchain of all by monthly digital asset sales, is leaving Ethereum to launch its new Mythos ecosystem on Polkadot.
Polkadot Update: Q1 2023
Polkadot has enjoyed a spectacular start to 2023, with a range of eye-catching partnerships coming to fruition and development activity breaking all-time records.
XCM v3: Breaking New Ground for Web3 Interoperability
An exploration of Polkadot’s cross-consensus communication format and the latest features of XCM v3.
Parachain Dispatch: March 2023
Read the latest news and technical updates from Polkadot parachains for March 2023.
Beatport, Polkadot & Aventus Join Forces to Launch a Web3 Electronic Music Platform
Beatport is joining the Polkadot ecosystem through a collaboration with the Aventus parachain on a Web3 electronic music platform
A Year in Parachains, Part 4: Sustainability, IoT, NFTs, Gaming, & Metaverse
A brief overview of Polkadot's parachain landscape following its first full year since launch. Part 4: Sustainability, IoT, NFTs, Gaming, & Metaverse
Introducing the Polkadot Blockchain Academy: Coming to California, Summer 2023
The Polkadot Blockchain Academy, a month-long intensive academic program designed to train the next generation of top blockchain engineers, is coming to Berkeley, CA Summer 2023.
A Year in Parachains, Part 3: Data, ID, Privacy, Storage, & Infrastructure
Providing a brief overview of Polkadot's parachain landscape in its first full year since launch. Part 3: Data, ID, Privacy, Storage, and Infrastructure
Polkadot Staking Review: Impressive Stats, What’s New & What’s Coming
Since the launch of the Polkadot Staking Dashboard and nomination pools, participation in native staking has skyrocketed. These updates transformed how to stake on Polkadot.
A Year in Parachains, Part 2: System Chains, Smart Contracts, & Social Media
Providing a brief overview of Polkadot's parachain landscape in its first year since launch. Part 2: System Chains, Smart Contracts, & Social Media
A Year in Parachains, Part 1: DeFi
It’s been just over a year since parachains first launched on Polkadot, and already the network boasts the largest ecosystem of use-case specific blockchains in the world. Since the first slot auctions took place in November 2021 and the first parachains began onboarding to the network the following month, 37 parachains have joined Polkadot, with an additional 42 parachains on Polkadot’s canary network, Kusama, for a total of 79 across the Polkadot ecosystem. Over the past year, Polkadot’s firs
Let's Talk Polkadot OpenGov (Part I)
The current Polkadot governance model was designed with the ultimate goal of ensuring consensus and automatic enactment of any changes based on community decision. Composed of three collectives that have ensured that necessary legislation is initiated (Council), discussed and enacted successfully or rejected (Democracy module), and executed in a speedy way if urgent (Technical Committee), Polkadot stakeholders have worked in coordination for more than two years discussing and stewarding the netw