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escapethe3RA Monero Observer maintenance (Summer 2022)

escapethe3RA Monero Observer maintenance (Summer 2022)

escapethe3RA

May 29, 2022

36 XMR

35 contributors

Completed 2 of 3 milestones

What

I will continue to maintain Monero Observer (https://monero.observer) for the next 3 months (summer 2022): June, July and August.

Tasks:

  • Daily: search, curate, structure and post new reports/stories
  • Daily: update stats, changelog, version control
  • Daily/As Needed: post new MO Community Messages
  • Daily/As Needed: post new MO Resources
  • Daily/As Needed: post new MO Calendar Events
  • Weekly (Monday): publish the MO XMR TA Report (technical analysis Monero price report)
  • Weekly (Saturday): publish the MO Artistic Saturday Top 5 Report
  • Weekly (Sunday): publish the Monero Dev Activity Report
  • Monthly (1st): publish the MO Blitz Report (includes everything that happened the previous month)
  • As Needed: housekeeping (revise stories to make sure links and content is still relevant)
  • As Needed: outreach (engage with the community on Matrix, Reddit, XMPP, emails)
  • As Needed: make sure the website is live and working as expected (server maintenance, billing, etc)
  • Optional/bonus: publish new Monero and privacy related guides, meeting summaries, add new features, improvements and website sections, start new community initiatives

Who

escapethe3RA, I have started contributing to the Monero ecosystem in August 2021 with Monero Observer and other smaller projects:

  • published 975 x daily MO stories/reports (https://www.monero.observer/stories)
  • published 37 x weekly MO XMR TA reports (https://www.monero.observer/tag/analysis)
  • published 12 x weekly Monero Dev Activity Reports (https://www.monero.observer/tag/dev)
  • published 18 x weekly MO Artistic Saturday Top 5 Reports (https://www.monero.observer/tag/art)
  • published 9 x monthly MO Blitz reports (https://www.monero.observer/tag/blitz)
  • published 294 x MO Community Messages (https://www.monero.observer/tag/community)
  • published 4 x Monero Workgroup Meeting Log Summaries (https://monero.observer/tag/logs/)
  • created several Monero, privacy and security related guides (https://monero.observer/tag/guides/, https://monero.observer/verify-install-update-monero-cli-wallet-linux-guide/, https://www.monero.observer/ultimate-guide-new-monero-contributors/, https://www.monero.observer/gpg-cleartext-signatures/, https://www.monero.observer/gpg-generate-full-keypair/, https://monero.observer/list-anon-email-service-providers/, https://monero.observer/read-monero-observer-terminal-newsboat/)
  • redesigned Monero Means Money website, donated bounty to GF (https://moneromeans.money/, https://github.com/escapethe3RA/monero-means-money/)
  • started MO Community Messages, Monero Dev Activity Report and MO Artistic Saturday initiatives (https://www.monero.observer/tag/community, https://monero.observer/tag/dev/, https://www.monero.observer/tag/art)
  • added a MO Resources section (https://www.monero.observer/resources)
  • added a MO Calendar section (https://www.monero.observer/tag/calendar)
  • added multiple RSS feeds (https://www.monero.observer/rss)
  • started self-hosting a terminal-based git server containing the MO UI source code (https://monero.observer/monero-observer-self-hosted-git-server/)
  • created a hidden service for MO (https://monero.observer/monero-observer-new-server-hidden-service/)
  • other project improvements (https://www.monero.observer/changelog)

Proposal

I will work for 25 hours per week over 3 months at a rate of 0.12 XMR / hour. At $130 / XMR (21 daily EMA) this makes 36 XMR (0.12 * 100 * 3).

Note: After this period, Monero Observer will turn 1, marking 365 days of uninterrupted daily Monero news reporting. Thanks for being a loyal reader and supporter, I am very proud to be part of the best community out there.

June

To be paid: 12

Completion date: 30 June 2022

July

To be paid: 12

Completion date: 31 July 2022

August

To be paid: 12

Completion date:

Funds Awarded: 24

Date: 4 August 2022

Funds Awarded:

Date: