Issue 20: August 1-8, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero Talk with Aurora from Wookey Wallet on Monero in China - available on YouTube.

Transcription for a Monero Konferenco talk "Bringing Privacy Mainstream: Building Demand Within Shifting Local and Global Demographics" by Amanda Cavaleri is available on the Monero Outreach website.

Monero Community Workgroup Meeting from 08/03/2019 had a live Transcript on Reddit (maintained by OsrsNeedsF2P).

Upcoming Events

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

August 17, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

Continued funding for Surae for another quarter, Aug Sep Nov 2019 by suraeNoether

Raised 200.00 of 357.00 XMR (56%)

World Crypto Con for rehrar and Sarang by rehrar

Raised 27.33 of 30.00 XMR (91%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1896555

Hash rate: 321.734 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 8.67

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 6260

Block reward: 2.49 XMR

Data taken on August 8, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,575,268,778 Street Price: $103

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 08/08/19 Week Month Year
USD $92.60 +14.2% -8.6% -14.3%
EUR €82.81 +12.9% -8.4% -11.2%
BTC Ƀ0.00792909 -1.6% -3.9% -50.7%

Data taken on August 8, 2019

XMR Price Graph for August 2 - August 8, 2019

XMR Price Graph 08/02/19-08/08/19


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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