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On-chain governance and autonomous enactment give the token holders agency, the vehicle to express their opinions and the guarantees about the impact that their expression has.
An Updated Overview of Polkadot
The new paper Overview of Polkadot and its Design Considerations expands on the white paper, presenting a comprehensive and updated description of Polkadot’s design components and subprotocols. Some of these are outlined here.
Build Polkadot: Network Launch Bounty Challenges
The genesis block of the Polkadot network was launched on May 26th. To celebrate, we have created the first builder’s bounty with over $6000 DAI to be won, split over three challenges.
W3F Initiates Launch: Polkadot is Live
Polkadot’s highly-anticipated release follows three years of intense development work. Mainnet launch builds on the success of Kusama canary network release in 2019.
Westend: Introducing a New Testnet for Polkadot and Kusama
Westend provides a testing environment for our infrastructure partners to test their Polkadot and Kusama deployment and processes.
Results of DOT Redenomination Referendum
A referendum was just held on Kusama regarding whether or not to redenominate DOTs on Polkadot in a 1:100 ratio. Web3 Foundation used this referendum to gauge sentiment from the community before the launch of Polkadot.
What is Polkadot? A Brief Introduction
Polkadot is a next-generation blockchain protocol connecting multiple specialized blockchains into one unified network.
Explaining the Polkadot Launch Process
The Polkadot network will have a phased roll-out plan, with important milestones toward decentralization marking each phase in the process.
Chorus One to Bridge Polkadot and Cosmos Ecosystems
The building of trust-less bridges between Polkadot and other blockchain networks is one of the top priorities for the Web3 Foundation. Chorus One’s effort lays the groundwork to build this technology for the Cosmos ecosystem.
Kusama & Polkadot: Comparing the Cousins
As the launch of Polkadot draws near, many are asking how the network will compare to Kusama and how both will be used in different ways going forward.
Polkadot Launch Announcement: COVID-19 Considerations
Polkadot development continues to progress rapidly, and we're pleased with the proven track record the technology has developed with the launch of Kusama last summer. The Polkadot codebase has undergone a series of audits since late 2019, and we expect to release the results of these security assessments as we progress through Polkadot's launch. Over the past few weeks, we have been closely monitoring the progress of COVID-19 through our communities. In light of the pandemic, we'll be re-evalua
Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Selects Four Polkadot Projects for Spring 2020 Cohort
The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator has announced its third cohort of startups, including four projects from the Polkadot ecosystem. Acala, Finoa, Nodle.io and Stake Technologies will join the 14 startups comprising the Spring 2020 program, selected from more than 140 applicants to the Xcelerator.