Greetings my fellow Kusamarians, here are some free Kusama gifs for you. 😁

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As 2020 comes to a close, let’s take a look at some Polkadot network and ecosystem stats from the first year of its launch.

Some quickly find their calling-they find a career that engages, satisfies, and pays them. But for many of us, it’s not that simple. We end up drifting about, meandering down one path and then another, always wondering what it is we’re really meant to do.

After many years of having…

Some Kusama community peeps asked for desktop and mobile wallpapers, so here they are! Check them out below. You can also find all the files here.

These wallpapers are free to download and share!

I’m anxious even in the best of times. I guess the upside to this is having had decades to figure out how to manage anxiety. Here are four practices I find helpful:

1. Log off social media, turn off the news

Like laughter, fear is contagious. You can see this in birds where one of them starts acting nervous…

“It was a string of numbers they gave me. It will never work,” Jaco Greeff ( GitHub, Twitter) recalls about his first impressions of Bitcoin. An electrical engineer by training, Jaco wrote embedded systems, C++, C, and was CTO at a few companies. …

Provisioning systems and tracking down bugs isn’t everyone’s idea of fun, but it is Erin Grasmick’s. With a degree in computer science, Erin always assumed she would be a programmer. But after over a decade of administering Linux systems, Erin realised that making systems work well is more fun, and…

A Parity OG, core developer Tomasz Drwięga (GitHub, Twitter) joined Parity as employee number seven (or 007, as he points out) in January 2016 and watched the company quickly grow from four developers hacking in Airbnbs to the 78-person, multi-office company it is today.

Tomasz initially worked on the EVM…

Parity Technologies is made up of a large number of talented developers who are often as passionate about the technologies they build with as those they build. …

Substrate 1.0 Beta is out now, opening the door to a radical acceleration in blockchain and decentralised application development. Substrate is an open-source technology stack that makes it easy to create a blockchain customised for a particular application.

“Substrate takes all of our lessons learned in building Ethereum and Polkadot…

Alexandra Heller

Making animations for nerds. https://twitter.com/alxheller

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