Node Application 10552579383, submitted 2019-02-25 4:15:33

Respondent Id 10552579383
Application Date 2019-02-25 4:15:33
Application Language English
Applicant City Barcelona
Applicant State/Province Barcelona
Applicant Country Spain
What languages do you speak? Spanish, Catalan, English
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? I started mining Litecoin at 2014. Since that I am a blockchain entusiast and started developing Smart Contracts. Now im working as a blockchain developer and we have a complete team.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Barcelona
Node State Barcelona
Node Country Spain
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Monero, Litecoin, Grin
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? ¿Maybe a nice autoupgrade version?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Nothing
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) 50
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 0,18 €/kwh
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) 25
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) Amd Threadreapper, vega 64, 1080ti, 16gb ram, ssd, etc
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 learn more and more, i want to develop with the comunity. Maybe some rewards in the future.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Word of Mouth
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? The capacity to upgrade, scalability
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Grin
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes, a lot, every week or two weeks in Barcelona. All about blockchai. I prefer the tecnic conferences.
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? Maybe create some video explanion in spanish
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? If a node fail in descentralized is more significant in the networtk than if its in a distributed.
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. Offer more and better solutions with messages and payments
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? Because big companies are selling our information. Im specialist in Self sovereign identity and its importat to get back the control of owr own idenitity,
Tags Individual, Spain, English