Node Application 10541015619, submitted 2019-02-19 19:33:58

Respondent Id 10541015619
Application Date 2019-02-19 19:33:58
Application Language English
Applicant City shanghai
Applicant State/Province shanghai
Applicant Country China
What languages do you speak? chinese,english
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? I was involved in decred and monero in the early days, helping them to translate various documents to Chinese. Currently, I maintain decred & monero full-node locate in Chinese mainland , and maintain some chat group of Chinese cryptocurrency investor.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City shanghai
Node State shanghai
Node Country China
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Monero, decred
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? scaling & privacy
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? I will quit if Elixxir node does not achieve sufficient anonymity
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) 30
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 0.65CNY(~0.1USD)/kWh -> 200CNY(30USD) per mount per node
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) 100
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Both
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
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? No
Yes (Please list specs)
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? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) i have running decred & monero full-node over a year(google cloud &
Why do you want to be a node? The current Internet privacy is very bad, I have a lot of interest in cryptocurrency that focus on privacy.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Word of Mouth
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Reddit, Discord, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? privacy!
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? decred, i have post some commits to github decred/dcrd and decred/dcrstakepool
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? decred
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? about 2 post per month
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralized means that there is no single point where the decision is made. Every node makes a decision for it’s own behaviour and the resulting system behaviour is the aggregate response.
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. scaling & privacy
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? Privacy is a basic human right and a tool to prevent totalitarianism
Tags Individual, China, English