Issue 47: February 7-14, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Tevador, the principal engineer of RandomX has made RandomX Service, which provides a simple HTTP API to calculate RandomX proof of work (PoW).

Getmonero.org will soon have an onion address, we just need to choose the vanity address we would like. Cast your vote now!

The Monero Community Workgroup hosted another coffee chat on February 8 - watch the recording on YouTube.

Monero Talk has put out their fourth part to their 36C3 interview series, interviewing: Alexis Roussel, Gregor Žavcer & Sergey Simanovsky talking about the Fair Data Society and C3 in general - watch on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

February 15, 2020 (Saturday) – 17:00 UTC

Community Workgroup Meeting - #monero-community IRC channel

February 19, 2020 (Wednesday) – 18:00 UTC

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

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

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

February 23, 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

[Monero Aligned] Locha Mesh, a resilient long-range radio mesh network by Randy Brito

Raised 109.07 of 150.00 XMR (73%)

xiphon part-time coding (3 months) by xiphon

Raised 37.96 of 307 XMR (12%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2033867

Hash rate: 1.351 GH/s

Median block size: 16 kB

Average Tx per block: 11.86

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 8559

Block reward: 1.91 XMR

Data taken on February 14, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,633,178,673
Localmonero.co Street Price: $89.54

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to02/14/20WeekMonthYear
USD$93.61+17.6%+36.9%+102.3%
EUR€86.46+18.8%+40.9%+111.0%
BTCB0.00914650+12.6%+18.0%-29.0%

Data taken on February 14, 2020

XMR Price Graph for February 8 - 14, 2020

XMR Price Graph 02/08/20-02/14/20

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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