Node Application 10578224632, submitted 2019-03-07 15:53:33

Respondent Id 10578224632
Application Date 2019-03-07 15:53:33
Application Language English
Applicant City Jos
Applicant State/Province Plateau
Applicant Country Nigeria
What languages do you speak? English
What is your occupation? Student
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Its a land of great oppurtunities
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Jos
Node State Plateau
Node Country Nigeria
For which networks Have you ever operated a node?
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? I want it to be the best
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Money and computer
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) 24
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . $10000
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) 30
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? 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: 2ghz, 500gb ram
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 how it works and broden my horizon
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Twitter
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? David chaum
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Nope i am not
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Nope i havnt
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? Would love to
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Actually the major difference is how is been run
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. I heard its fast and scalable
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 no one wants his or are information to be sold to third parties
Tags Individual, Nigeria, English
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I think it’s exciting that Elixxir received a number of applications from developing markets like Nigeria… how far should we go to incorporate these applicants in the BetaNet?