Issue 17: July 11-18, 2019

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Transcriptions for several Monero Konferenco talks are available on the Monero Outreach website: “Omniring: Scaling Up Private Payments Without Trusted Setup” by Sri Aravinda Krishnan Thyagarajan, “The Embedded Future of Monero’s Proof of Work” by Kristy-Leigh Minehan, and “Monerokon Madness: Schnorr Schnadness” by Andrew Poelstra.

Upcoming Events

July 20, 2019 (Saturday) – 16:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

July 20, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

July 22, 2019 (Monday) – 17:00 UTC

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

July 23, 2019 (Tuesday) – 17:00 UTC

Monero GUI Meeting - #monero-gui IRC channel

July 27, 2019 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

DefCon27 Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

July 28, 2019 (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

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: 1881447

Median block size: 292.97 kB

Hash rate: 338.631 MH/s

Average Tx per block: 7.91

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 5704

Block reward: 2.56 XMR

Data taken on July 18, 2019

Hashrate Pool Distribution

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,446,968,107
Localmonero.co Street Price: $83.95

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to07/18/19WeekMonthYear
USD$84.54-11.1%-13.4%-41.1%
EUR€74.96-11.3%-13.8%-39.2%
BTCɃ0.00796544+1.7%-24.0%-59.5%

Data taken on July 18, 2019

XMR Price Graph for July 12 - July 18, 2019

XMR Price Graph 07/11/19-07/18/19

Sources: community.xmr.to, moneroblocks.info, minexmr.com, bitinfocharts.com, coingecko.com, localmonero.co

Monero Merchant of the Week

Wikileaks Shop LogoThe official WikiLeaks shop sells t-shirts, hoodies, stickers, posters and other merchandise to support WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks Shop now accept monero and other cryptocurrencies via CoinPayments. Customers will receive an automatic 5% discount if they pay using cryptocurrency.Check back next week for another organization or project that accepts Monero for their goods and services.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren’t sure how, check out the volunteer opportunities below.

Test I2P-Zero

Download I2P Zero for your machine, follow the direction in the README, and report any issues to the Issue tracker on GitHub, or IRC channel #i2p-zero.

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.

If you enjoy this publication and want to support it, we encourage you to donate to the Monero General Fund, using the following address:

44AFFq5kSiGBoZ4NMDwYtN18obc8AemS33DBLWs3H7otXft3XjrpDtQGv7SqSsaBYBb98uNbr2VBBEt7f2wfn3RVGQBEP3A

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