Node Application 10538357844, submitted 2019-02-18 22:37:41

Respondent Id 10538357844
Application Date 2019-02-18 22:37:41
Application Language English
Applicant City Singapore
Applicant State/Province Singapore
Applicant Country Singapore
What languages do you speak? English, Russian
What is your occupation? Manager
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Investor and miner
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Singapore
Node State Singapore
Node Country Singapore
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? None yet
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Monetary incentive
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node?
What is a reasonable maximum connection speed on which you could operate a BetaNet node in your geographic region? (Where 0 = 10 Megabits/second, and 100 = 10 Gigabits/second) 51
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 96
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 16.5 cents usd
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator? (Where 0 = 1 hour/month, and 100 = 20 hours/month) 97
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Hardware
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) Z170 motherboard i3 6100 cpu 8gb ram 1080 ti gpu 1tb HD
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below:
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? No
Yes (please specify)
Why do you want to be a node? I want to be a part of a project from the start, to contribute to something that can change the world.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? /biz
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? Speed and consensus
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Webdollar, block collider
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Fintec Singapore, Blockchain Singapore
As part of growing the Elixxir community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an Elixxir BetaNet node? Examples would be node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update, medium review of on-going node operational process, etc. Yes (how much content on a monthly basis?)
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis? One guide per month
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralized networks can still have centralized points like nodes. Fully distributed networks rely solely on other users. I prefer fully distributed networks because I believe they are more egalitarian/fair and secure. That said, decentralized networks can be faster.
As best as you can given currently available information, please describe the value proposition of the Elixxir platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions. Elixxir is private, can process over 100,00 transactions per second, allows messaging and is light weight enough that it can gunction on mobile. Elixxir is dpos and in that regard, it is more democratic and resistant to attack.
Privacy by Default is a goal of the Elixxir Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet? Yes, money should be private. You wouldn't want your customers to be able to find out what your cost of goods were or your neighbor to discover how much you spent on your pool.
Tags Individual, Singapore, English