Issue 46: January 31 - February 7, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Dandelion++ has been PRd to the Monero core repository. This will make it even harder to track Monero via timing attacks and analysis. While it is not merged, it’s a big milestone on the road to its future inclusion.

The date for this year’s Monero Konferenco has been set at June 13-14, with the location being Berlin, Germany. Volunteers and speakers are encouraged to apply ASAP.

Monero Talk interviews Becky Huang, Scott and Jindouyun regarding Monero in China - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

February 9, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

February 12, 2020 (Wednesday) – 18:00 UTC

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

February 12, 2020 (Wednesday) – 19:00 UTC

Monero Konferenco [EU] Meeting - #monero-konferenco IRC channel

February 15, 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

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2028768

Hash rate: 1.338 GH/s

Median block size: 10.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 10.89

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 7863

Block reward: 1.93 XMR

Data taken on February 7, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,364,665,590
Localmonero.co Street Price: $74.73

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to02/07/20WeekMonthYear
USD$78.18+8.8%+31.9%+82.2%
EUR€71.44+10.3%+33.9%+88.7%
BTCB0.00800820+4.0%+8.6%-36.6%

Data taken on February 7, 2020

XMR Price Graph for February 1 - 7, 2020

XMR Price Graph 02/01/20-02/07/20

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

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.

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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