Issue 55: April 3 - April 11, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

The Monero Community workgroup released a documentary movie about Monero. You can find more information here.

The Monero Community workgroup ran another Coffee Chat - watch on YouTube.

Monero Talk interviewed Naomi Brockwell about why competition is good for the ecosystem - available on YouTube.

Crypto Vigilante interviewed Justin Ehrenhofer about Monero’s roadmap and fungibility - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

April 11, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

April 15, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

April 19, 2020 (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

ErCiccione: 3 more months part time work on by erciccione

Raised 36.33 of 180.00 XMR (20%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2074662

Hash rate: 1.233 GH/s

Median block size: 25.8 kB

Average Tx per block: 17.10

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 12362

Block reward: 1.77 XMR

Data taken on April 11, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $936,561,688 Street Price: $50.72

Monero (XMR) Price

04/11/20 Week Month Year
USD $53.48 +1.0% -1.5% -24.5%
EUR €48.92 -0.2% +1.5% -22.2%
BTC B0.00778648 -1.0% +13.9% -41.7%

Data taken on April 11, 2020

XMR Price Graph for April 5 - April 11, 2020

XMR Price Graph 04/05/20-04/11/20


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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