Issue 10: May 23-30, 2019

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Recent News

The community has successfully funded the RandomX audits (via the Community Crowdfund System)

Speaking of Crypto interviewed Riccardo Spagni on Financial Privacy with Monero and Tari. Listen to the podcast here

Upcoming Events

June 1, 2019 (Saturday) – 16:00 UTC

Monero Coffee Chat - watch online here

June 1, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting

June 2, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting

June 3, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting

June 4, 2019 (Tuesday) – 17:00 UTC

Monero GUI Meeting

June 6, 2019 (Thursday) – 17:00 UTC

Tini2p Dev Meeting

June 8, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting

June 22-23, 2019 - Denver, US

Monero Konferenco

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find recent CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

Monero Defcon 27 Supplies by ajs

Raised 15.77 of 73.00 XMR (22%)

Defcon 2019 Volunteer Reimbursement by rehrar

Raised 53.36 of 137.00 XMR (39%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1846146

Median block size: 292.97 kB

Hash rate: 321.416 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 13.19

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 9589

Block reward: 2.74 XMR

Data taken on May 30, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,623,445,023 Street Price: $94.22

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 05/30/19 Week Month Year
USD $95.43 +14.0% +57.2% -39.4%
EUR €85.68 +14.2% +57.9% -37.3%
BTC Ƀ0.01104844 +1.1% -5.3% -47.8%

Data taken on May 30, 2019

XMR Price Graph for May 24 - May 30, 2019

XMR Price Graph 05/24/19-05/30/19


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Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren’t sure how, check out the volunteer opportunities below.

If you know of any merchants or exchanges that are still using a long form payment ID, please let the community know so we can contact them and ask them to integrated addresses or subaddresses. Feel free to leave them in the comments of this Reddit thread.

Test I2P-Zero

Download I2P Zero for your machine, follow the direction in the README, and report any issues to the Issue tracker on GitHub, or IRC channel #i2p-zero.

Test Monero Core Software

Anyone with moderate technical ability is encouraged to try to build and run Monero nightlies. Do not trust it with your Monero, but feel free to open an Issue on Github as problems arise. Instructions to build on your OS of choice can be found on GitHub.

If you enjoy this publication and want to support it, we encourage you to donate to the Monero General Fund, using the following address:


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