Issue 37: November 28 - December 5, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero has completed its hard fork. If you have not updated your wallet software, now is the time.

Tevador, the principal author of RandomX, has created a RandomX Sniffer tool to help users detect if RandomX is running on their computer., the Russian community workgroup, has released their monthly report.

MoneroTalk interviewed John McAfee, discussing cryptocurrency and digital cash - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

December 7, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

December 9, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

December 11, 2019 (Wednesday) – 16:00 UTC

36C3 Meeting - #monero-ccc IRC channel

December 15, 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

Surae: research funding for Nov 2019 - Jan 2020 by Surae Noether

Raised 331.07 of 499.00 XMR (66%)

36C3 Supplies by rehrar

Raised 501.88 of 560.00 XMR (90%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1983123

Hash rate: 748.431 MH/s

Median block size: 9.28 kB

Average Tx per block: 8.63

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 6578

Block reward: 2.11 XMR

Data taken on December 6, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $936,421,252 Street Price: $54.06

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 12/06/19 Week Month Year
USD $54.02 +0.2% -13.9% +2.5%
EUR €48.85 -0.2% -13.8% +5.2%
BTC Ƀ0.00727017 +0.2% +7.8% -48.2%

Data taken on December 6, 2019

XMR Price Graph for November 30 - December 6, 2019

XMR Price Graph 11/30/19-12/06/19


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.

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 Group. Logo

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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