Issue 19: July 25 - August 1, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Ledger also ran a poll for what the Monero community would like them to focus on next for XMR. Results pictured here.

The Monero Coffee Chat was held this past weekend (we forgot to put it in the schedule, sorry!).

Upcoming Events

August 3, 2019 (Saturday) – 16:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

August 3, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

August 8-11, 2019 - Las Vegas, US

Monero Village at DEFCON 2019

August 11, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

August 12, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

Research Lab Meeting - #monero-research-lab IRC channel

August 13, 2019 (Tuesday) – 17:00 UTC

Monero GUI Meeting - #monero-gui IRC channel

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

World Crypto Con for rehrar and Sarang by rehrar

Raised 13.01 of 30.00 XMR (43%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1891484

Median block size: 292.97 kB

Hash rate: 297.509 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 7.42

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 5287

Block reward: 2.51 XMR

Data taken on August 1, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,402,510,772 Street Price: $81.60

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 08/01/19 Week Month Year
USD $81.68 +2.5% -7.3% -32.6%
EUR €73.46 +3.0% -5.6% -28.9%
BTC Ƀ0.00784357 -3.7% -5.7% -50.0%

Data taken on August 1, 2019

XMR Price Graph for July 26 - August 1, 2019

XMR Price Graph 07/26/19-08/01/19


Volunteer Opportunities

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

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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