Issue 42: January 3-10, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero Outreach put out an article that looks at the differences in viewpoints between the West and China in regards to Monero.

Monero Talk put out the first of their C3 interviews with Riccardo “fluffypony” Spagni and Joel Gugger - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

January 11, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Monero Coffee Chat - watch online here

January 12, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

January 15, 2020 (Wednesday) – 18:00 UTC

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

January 15, 2020 (Wednesday) – 19:00 UTC

Monero Konferenco [EU] Meeting - #monero-konferenco IRC channel

January 18, 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

3 months part time work on by erciccione

Raised 63.75 of 174.00 XMR (37%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2008554

Hash rate: 1.101 GH/s

Median block size: 16.7 kB

Average Tx per block: 11.35

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 8146

Block reward: 2.01 XMR

Data taken on January 10, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,048,065,602 Street Price: $57.57

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to 01/10/20 Week Month Year
USD $60.42 +18.9% +14.4% +34.0%
EUR €54.28 +19.4% +14.5% +38.7%
BTC B0.00736682 +5.9% 0.2% -41.0%

Data taken on January 10, 2020

XMR Price Graph for January 4 - 10, 2020

XMR Price Graph 01/04/20-01/10/20


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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