Issue 58: April 24 - May 2, 2020

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Recent News

The movie Monero Means Money has been released for free public viewing - available on YouTube.

The Monero community workgroup did the coffee chat for the month of May - watch on YouTube.

Monero Talk interviewed Justin “sgp” Ehrenhofer about the Monero Means Money movie - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

May 3, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

May 6, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

May 9, 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

xiphon part-time coding (3 months) by xiphon

Raised 332.9 of 371 XMR (90%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2089946

Hash rate: 1.287 GH/s

Median block size: 26.4 kB

Average Tx per block: 18.53

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 13,370

Block reward: 1.72 XMR

Data taken on May 2, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,133,407,865 Street Price: $63.89

Monero (XMR) Price

05/02/20 Week Month Year
USD $64.59 +6.8% +27.0% +0.5%
EUR €58.22 +4.2% +24.1% +1.2%
BTC B0.00709479 -11.6% -4.9% -39.8%

Data taken on May 2, 2020

XMR Price Graph for April 26 - May 2, 2020

XMR Price Graph 04/26/20-05/02/20


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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