Issue 74: August 29 - September 6, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero Space released an interview with the lead dev of Samourai Wallet for Bitcoin - watch on YouTube.

Monero Space released an interview with the CEO of CipherTrace regarding their recent claims of being able to track Monero - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

September 9, 2020 (Wednesday) – 17:00 UTC

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

September 12, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

September 20, 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

Create Monero educational content in Spanish by Lovera

Raised 10 of 15 XMR (67%)

Spanish Localization by lh1008

Raised 4 of 10 XMR (40%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2181197

Hash rate: 1.253 GH/s

Median block size: 22.8 kB

Average Tx per block: 17.63

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 12,569

Block reward: 1.44 XMR

Data taken on September 6, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,407,264,308 Street Price: $76.41

Monero (XMR) Price

09/06/20 Week Month Year
USD $79.55 -17.2% -15.0% +5.5%
EUR €67.22 -16.7% -15.4% -0.8%
BTC B0.00779404 -5.1% -3.6% +6.9%

Data taken on September 6, 2020

XMR Price Graph for August 30 - September 6, 2020

XMR Price Graph 08/23/20-08/29/20


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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