Node Application 10658556023, submitted 2019-04-11 16:58:24

Respondent Id 10658556023
Application Date 2019-04-11 16:58:24
Application Language English
Applicant City KAZAN
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? English, Russian
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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? Software developer, block-chain developer, winner of few fintech hackathons. I'm running Youtube-channel (all videos about ICO, 8300+ subscribers) and I made a promotional review about Elixxir. I want to make a new one, please provide a ref link ASAP
Are you an individual or a group? Group
Node City Moscow
Node State
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Difficult to specify, I like your concept and I want to be involved to provide my educated opinion
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? I'm ready to run an Elixxir node and share information about it on my Youtube, website and telegram channel
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) 100
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. . ~ $0,06 kw/h
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? Special office
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe)
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) I have GPU. I'm planning to order CPU 8 Ryzen 7 2700X, GPU Nvidia RTX 2070, RAM 2x8Gb, SSD 2.5T as soon as I will get your confirmation
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) Started few webservers on Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Hetzner
Why do you want to be a node? I know David Chaum since my university graduation and I want to make closer Elixxir's platform
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Chris Larsen's tweet
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Reddit, Discord, Facebook, LinkedIn, Medium, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities?
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? PRIVACY, SPEED, SECURITY, SCALE :)
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? NuCypher, NEO
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Icoin Summit, Nakamoto's Den (Cyprus)
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? weekly posts and tweets, monthly videos
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? decentralized network refer to levels of control (where the decision is made), distributed network refers to differences of location. My blockchain experience covers decentralized networks with low throughput.
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 a privacy-protecting transaction platform supporting dApps, messaging & payments. Both high speed and high 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? To make impossible for a governments and corporations to seize control or censor our communication
Tags Group, Russia, English
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Yes. Decent application.