Polkadot v1.0: Sharding and Economic Security
This post is about the technology powering Polkadot. Polkadot is a sharded blockchain with heterogeneous shards.
Nominating and Validator Selection on Polkadot
Nominating and validator selection are crucial parts of user interaction with Polkadot. This post presents background information on nominating and things to consider when selecting validators.
Supporting Decentralization: Join the Polkadot Thousand Validators Programme
Web3 Foundation has created a Thousand Validators Programme for Polkadot. Apply and follow the validator setup instructions, and you could be eligible to receive nominations from Web3 Foundation to help kickstart your Polkadot node.
Polkadot Research Update
Several articles have recently been added to the Web3 Foundation research portal covering individual subprotocols of the Polkadot decentralized blockchain platform: nominated proof of stake (NPoS), time consensus and GRANDPA (the finality gadget implemented for the relay chain).
Join Kusama’s Thousand Validators Programme
Anyone technical and determined is encouraged to apply here. By applying and following the setup instructions, you will be eligible to receive nominations from Web3 Foundation and Parity Technologies