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Research Update: The Case for Candle Auctions
Research
Research Update: The Case for Candle Auctions

A look at why candle auctions are the most suitable form for blockchain auctions, as seen in recent research done at the Web3 Foundation....

Nominating and Validator Selection on Polkadot
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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....

Polkadot and Kusama Staking Changes
Polkadot
Polkadot and Kusama Staking Changes

With the increase in the number of accounts nominating on Polkadot and Kusama, we have seen some limitations of the current staking parameters. In order to prevent issues from occurring when these limits are reached, some restrictions are being added to the staking system on both networks....

The First Parachains Launch on Kusama
Kusama
The First Parachains Launch on Kusama

The first Kusama parachain slot auction has ended and the first parachains have successfully connected to the Kusama Relay Chain, delivering the last piece of core functionality outlined in the Polkadot whitepaper: purpose-built, interoperable parachains....

A Polkadot Postmortem - 24.05.2021
Polkadot
A Polkadot Postmortem - 24.05.2021

On 24 May 2021, Polkadot nodes failed with an out of memory (OOM) error on block 5,202,216. This block contained an on-chain solution to the validator election, which is normally computed off-chain and only takes place on-chain if no off-chain solution is submitted....

The Launch of Parachains
Parachains
The Launch of Parachains

The staged launch of Polkadot is about to reach another chapter. As we approach the launch of parachain functionality and the auctions and crowd-loans behind them, let’s look at what’s coming....

Polkadot 2020 Roundup
Polkadot
Polkadot 2020 Roundup

Despite being a tough year for pretty much everyone (with the possible exception of Amazon and takeaways), the Polkadot network and community...

Obtener un parachain slot en Polkadot
Polkadot
Obtener un parachain slot en Polkadot

Polkadot es una red de blockchain que se escala extendiendo las transacciones a través de múltiples fragmentos de blockchains paralelas llamados parachains....

Kusama y Polkadot ahora premian a los curadores que ayudan a escalar las funciones de los consejos: ¡Únete a la fuerza que mueve a la comunidad hacia adelante!
Polkadot
Kusama y Polkadot ahora premian a los curadores que ayudan a escalar las funciones de los consejos: ¡Únete a la fuerza que mueve a la comunidad hacia adelante!

Kusama y Polkadot ahora premian a los curadores que ayudan a escalar las funciones de los consejos: ¡Únete a la fuerza que mueve a la comunidad hacia adelante!...

Polkadot Staking: An Update
Polkadot
Polkadot Staking: An Update

Recently, changes occurred in relation to staking on Polkadot that caused some nominators not to receive their rewards. We are working on a permanent solution and suggest an immediate alternative here....

Escribiendo la historia: Los primeros equipos presentan su propuesta al Tesoro de Polkadot
Polkadot
Escribiendo la historia: Los primeros equipos presentan su propuesta al Tesoro de Polkadot

Una buena opción de financiación es el Tesoro de Polkadot, que ya está apoyando una amplia gama de proyectos....

Bitcoin is Coming to Polkadot
Polkadot
Bitcoin is Coming to Polkadot

In early 2021, Interlay will introduce Polkadot’s first trustless wrapped Bitcoin - PolkaBTC - an exciting step towards a truly interoperable ecosystem....

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