Issue 33: October 31 - November 7, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

CLI and GUI v0.15.0.0 'Carbon Chamaeleon' has been tagged. You can help verify the integrity with the deterministic build process (CLI only!). Instructions for doing so can be found here.

Two new projects have joined the Monero Ecosystem initiative: Monero’s Telegram Tipbot and the client written in Go. See the announcement here.

SupportXMR GUI has had a major update. Check out the details.

MoneroTalk interviews Andreas M. Antonopoulos on fungibility, privacy, Monero & the future of true digital cash - available on YouTube.

Monero Talk interviewed Jeff Berwick aka Dollar Vigilante, Rafael LaVerde & Mr. X on Monero & the importance of Privacy - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

November 9, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

November 11, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

November 13, 2019 (Wednesday) – 16:00 UTC

36C3 Meeting - #monero-ccc IRC channel

November 17, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

CCS Proposal Ideas

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

CCS Proposals Need Funding

moneromooo: three months from November 2019 by moneromooo

Raised 344.36 of 395.00 XMR (87%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1962129

Hash rate: 304.624 MH/s

Median block size: 25.2 kB

Average Tx per block: 10.29

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 6987

Block reward: 2.19 XMR

Data taken on November 7, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,090,724,910 Street Price: $60.62

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 11/07/19 Week Month Year
USD $63.09 +6.9% +13.7% -43.6%
EUR €57.07 +7.9% +12.8% -41.6%
BTC Ƀ0.00683957 +6.1% +0.8% -59.8%

Data taken on November 7, 2019

XMR Price Graph for November 1 - November 7, 2019

XMR Price Graph 11/01/19-11/07/19


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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