Issue 40: December 19-26, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero has a presence at 36C3 as one of the main hosts of the Critical Decentralization Cluster. More info here.

Upcoming Events

December 29, 2019 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

December 30, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

January 4, 2020 (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

Sarang: research funding for 2020 Q1 by Sarang Noether

Raised 395.13 of 695.00 XMR (57%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 1997789

Hash rate: 943.323 MH/s

Median block size: 10.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 9.68

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 6965

Block reward: 2.05 XMR

Data taken on December 26, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $792,507,603 Street Price: $43.09

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 12/26/19 Week Month Year
USD $45.66 -3.8% -11% -6.2%
EUR €41.06 -3.7% -11.7% -4.1%
BTC B0.00631846 -4.8% -11.8% -50.9%

Data taken on December 26, 2019

XMR Price Graph for December 20 - 26, 2019

XMR Price Graph 12/19/19-12/26/19


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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