Issue 99: May 2-10, 2021

Table of Contents:

Recent News

On May 7, Monero hit its all-time high at $515. Yay Monero!

Github user Ragnaroek has implemented RandomX in Rust. Work in progress, but interesting and exciting.

Monero contributor rbrunner made a playground where cryptonoobs can play with a Monero-like coin. It’s all completely worthless so there is no worry of losing valuable money while you try it out. Check it out and show your cryptocurrency interested friends.

Feather Wallet released a new version, Beta-6, which now has Ledger support and much much more. Full release notes here.

Monero Talk interviewed Juraj Bednar on Bitcoin Mining Censorship - watch on YouTube.

They also hosted Monerotopia (every Sunday) where they interviewed the recent Monero star, Yessica Ortega Gentner, for wearing the Monero logo to her MMA fight - watch on YouTube.

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find recent CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

None. All funded. :) But keep a look out for proposals in the future, or donate to the General Fund (donation address at the bottom of the Revuo).

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2358190

Hash rate: 2.579 GH/s

Average Tx per block: 35.36

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 25,608

Block reward: 1.03 XMR

Data taken on May 10, 2021

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $8,069,117,603 Street Price: $449.34

Monero (XMR) Price

05/10/21 Week Month Year
USD $448.56 +10.7% +63.5% +610.9%
EUR €369.56 +9.7% +60.3% +542.5%
BTC B0.00799686 +11.6% +69.5% +21.0%

Data taken on May 10, 2021

XMR Price Graph

XMR Price Graph 05/02/21-05/10/21


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.

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