Issue 61: May 15 - May 22, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

CLI v0.16.0.0 'Nitrogen Nebula' has been tagged. If you would like to build and post your deterministic build hashes, please do so here.

PiNode XMR has joined the Monero Ecosystem. It helps you to set up a Monero Node for Single Board Computers with Web Interface and additional tools pre-configured. Self Installing.

Monero Talk interviewed Koe and Sarang Noether on "Zero to Monero: 2nd Edition" - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

May 23, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

May 27, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

May 31, 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

Translation of Mastering Monero into Brazilian Portuguese by netrik182

Raised 13.01 of 37.00 XMR (35%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2104381

Hash rate: 1.308 GH/s

Median block size: 28.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 15.94

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 11,516

Block reward: 1.67 XMR

Data taken on May 22, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,113,971,133 Street Price: $62.93

Monero (XMR) Price

05/22/20 Week Month Year
USD $63.28 +1.0% +11.3% -24.4%
EUR €58.05 +0.3% +10.3% -22.6%
BTC B0.00684262 +1.4% -14.4% -37.4%

Data taken on May 22, 2020

XMR Price Graph for May 16 - May 22, 2020

XMR Price Graph 05/16/20-05/22/20


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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