The following is a list of official chats, forums, and social channels for the Kusama community. Keep in mind that no admin or moderator will ever DM you for any reason whatsoever without prior public contact and anyone doing so is likely trying to scam you.
- Kusama Discussion and Governance on Polkassembly
- Kusama forum
- Polkadot GitHub - Parity maintained repository that houses the Rust implementation of the Polkadot and Kusama Host.
- Polkadot Meetup Hub - Information on hosting meetups, applying for funding, and materials for running it.
- Support Knowledgebase and Support Email
- Polkadot's Latest Research - also applies to Kusama.
The Web3 Foundation hosts many events online and in-person. To check out our current and past events, please refer to our public Notion page here.
We primarily use Matrix across the organization and to communicate with community members. The application we use most often to interact with the Matrix protocol is the Element messenger.
- Kusama Watercooler Chat - General room for talk about Kusama.
- Kusama Validator Lounge - Room for validators learning about setting up a node.
- Kusama Direction - Governance, and a place to discuss the future of Kusama.
- Polkadot Digest - News about what is happening in the Polkadot ecosystem, published every weekday except holidays, includes Kusama.
- To join the Chinese Validator chat, message Anson
- Kusama Discord
- Substrate Technical - More advanced room for technical questions on building with Substrate.
- Smart Contracts & Parity Ink! - A room to discuss developing Substrate smart contracts using Parity Ink!