Issue 62: May 22 - May 30, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

If you would like to test the upcoming GUI release, please follow the instructions here.

Community members Andres and rottensox have released another Spanish podcast covering Dandelion++ and other topics.

Monero had another coffee chat - watch the recording on YouTube.

Monero Talk interviewed Riccardo ‘fluffypony’ Spagni and Naveen Jain on the launch of Tari’s testnet - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

May 31, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

June 3, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

June 6, 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

Research post-quantum strategies for Monero by Insight

Raised 520.1 of 576 XMR (90%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2110141

Hash rate: 1.397 GH/s

Median block size: 21.1 kB

Average Tx per block: 16.57

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 13,016

Block reward: 1.65 XMR

Data taken on May 30, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,171,724,885 Street Price: $65.98

Monero (XMR) Price

05/30/20 Week Month Year
USD $66.66 +5.1% +7.4% -28.2%
EUR €60.00 +3.2% +5.8% -28.0%
BTC B0.0069586 +0.5% -3.3% -37.7%

Data taken on May 30, 2020

XMR Price Graph for May 24 - May 30, 2020

XMR Price Graph 05/24/20-05/30/20


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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