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Join Hackusama - Hack on Polkadot's Wild Cousin!
Hackathon
Join Hackusama - Hack on Polkadot's Wild Cousin!

The very first hackathon within the Polkadot and Kusama ecosystem is now live and running until August 14th. Join now!...

Kusama Treasury Funds Seven Teams in Seven Weeks
Kusama
Kusama Treasury Funds Seven Teams in Seven Weeks

The Kusama Treasury plays a fundamental role when incentivizing organic development and growth of our community. At the time of writing this post, more than 190,000 KSM (Kusama tokens) sit on the Treasury. Now they are being put to good use....

Polkadot, Kusama and Gitcoin: Building the Future
Kusama
Polkadot, Kusama and Gitcoin: Building the Future

Polkadot and Kusama are onboarding to the Gitcoin platform, strengthening the foundations of the Web 3.0 ecosystem and expanding the opportunities for developers to earn from open source projects....

Westend: Introducing a New Testnet for Polkadot and Kusama
Polkadot
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
Polkadot
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....

Kusama & Polkadot: Comparing the Cousins
Kusama
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....

Join Kusama’s Thousand Validators Programme
Kusama
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...

Alert - Kusama Network Phishing Email and Fake Medium Post
Kusama
Alert - Kusama Network Phishing Email and Fake Medium Post

We have learned that a phishing email with the subject line: “1% DOT allocation for KSMs stakeholders” is being circulated from a fraudulent version of the Polkadot.JS domain. Do not respond to this email; it was not sent from the Web3 Foundation nor from our Kusama or Polkadot accounts....

Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1032-1037)
Kusama
Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1032-1037)

Details Runtime version: 1037 Supported natively by Polkadot v0.7.17 Polkadot Git commit hash: f570356 Substrate Git commit hash: 860b79b Council motion: #85...

Kusama’s First Adventure
Kusama
Kusama’s First Adventure

A little chaos ensued on the Kusama network, Polkadot’s canary-net. Here’s a quick summary of the cause and solution....

Polkadot 2019: Year in review
Polkadot
Polkadot 2019: Year in review

I started the last year-end round-up with some statistics, and it seems fitting to continue the trend and report some numbers from this year. In total, the Polkadot project, including Substrate, Grandpa, Cumulus and a few bits of support code, has over three hundred thousand lines of code!...

Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1031)
Upgrade Bulletin
Kusama Upgrade Bulletin (1031)

Kusama is about to get a new logic core; here’s the details....

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