Issue 105: January 23-30, 2022

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Recent News

Monero contributor, rbrunner7, sparked a discussion to come up with project management and development milestones to push Seraphis/Jamtis network upgrade forward, having "No wallet left behind".

Reddit user, CryptoGrampy, released Monero Drag n' Drop Dashboard PoC. The code is found here. Issues and pull requests are welcome.

P2Pool creator, SChernykh, launched a countdown website to track tail emission's ignition. Once it kicks off, Monero is going to have a fixed block reward of 0.6 XMR per block.

Upcoming Events

February 2, 2022 (Wednesday) – 16:00 UTC

Farcaster XMR<->BTC Swap Dev Meeting - #monero-swap IRC channel; Matrix room.

February 2, 2022 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-research-lab IRC channel; Matrix room.

February 6, 2022 (Sunday) – 18:00 UTC

MoneroKon 2022 Meeting - #monero-events IRC channel; Matrix room.

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

MoneroKon 2022 by midipoet.

Raised 260.43 of 328.00 XMR.

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2548207

Hash rate: 3.235 GH/s

Average Tx per block: 29.86

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 21,437

Block reward: ~0.72 XMR

Data taken on Jan 29, 2022

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,773,476,459 Street Price: $157.25

Monero (XMR) Price

01/29/22 Week Month Year
USD $154.05 +1.2% -31.9% +9.3%
EUR €137.59 +2.9% -30.8% +19.0%
BTC ₿0.00403653 -6.5% -15.3% -1.8%

Data taken on Jan 29, 2022

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 01/23/22-01/29/22

Sources:;;; statistics; blocks.

Volunteer Opportunities

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

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 here.

Getting Started with Helping Monero

If you are new to Monero and want to contribute, please check out this article about volunteering and contributing to Monero from the Monero Outreach Workgroup.

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