Issue 50: February 28 - March 7, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

Monero Outreach has released an article explaining the benefits of Dandelion++.

Zero to Monero 2nd Edition is available for proofreading. Volunteers are encouraged to check it out.

Getmonero.org has received another round of updates, including fixed meta tags for sharing pages on social media, an updated roadmap, and more.

The Monero Community Workgroup hosted a coffee chat for the month of March - watch on YouTube.

Monero Talk released an episode talking with Paul Shapiro from MyMonero on improving Monero’s usability - available on YouTube.

Upcoming Events

March 8, 2020 (Sunday) – 17:00 UTC

Dev Meeting - #monero-dev IRC channel

March 11, 2020 (Wednesday) – 18:00 UTC

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

March 11, 2020 (Wednesday) – 19:00 UTC

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

March 14, 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

Monero Payment gateways Gateways part 3 by SerHack

Raised 7.42 of 11 XMR (67%)

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2049555

Hash rate: 1.203 GH/s

Median block size: 31.5 kB

Average Tx per block: 12.48

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 8922

Block reward: 1.86 XMR

Data taken on March 7, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $1,144,727,450
Localmonero.co Street Price: $65.04

Monero (XMR) Price

XMR to03/07/20WeekMonthYear
USD$65.26-1.3%-16.4%+32.9%
EUR€57.78-3.6%-18.7%+31.9%
BTCB0.00733350-4.9%-8.3%-42.0%

Data taken on March 7, 2020

XMR Price Graph for March 1 - 7, 2020

XMR Price Graph 03/01/20-03/07/20

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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