Node Application 10661843283, submitted 2019-04-13 6:48:42

Respondent Id 10661843283
Application Date 2019-04-13 6:48:42
Application Language English
Applicant City Copenhagen
Applicant State/Province Albertslund
Applicant Country Denmark
What languages do you speak? Danish, English, Chinese
What is your occupation? Project Supervisor
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? 4 years on and off. Main challenge for crypto is for society and world banks to accept it as a currency. The more transactions the better, but the cryptocurrrcny fluctuate to much making it hard for sme businesses and common individuals to fully accept it as a currency. Ironically there should be a control or some short maybe with an algorithm or AI where the currency cannot increase insanely high overnight - like how nations control their currency.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Copenhagen
Node State Copenhagen
Node Country Denmark
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? Nodes that can ensure the privacy and be implemented in phone applications.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? No reward.
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) 60
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 79
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 32 euro per kWH. 0 euro in public places.
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) 65
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? Home, institutions, company
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? No
Yes (please specify)
Why do you want to be a node? I believe in elixxir and its mission. even if I do not become a node I would lovely to enter the marketing area.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Conference
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Facebook, LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? The vision for privacy in a society where individuals are being watched and observe due to technology advancement - it is a clash on democracy therefore I believe elixxir would’ve one of the solutions
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? No
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Elixxir
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? Every week
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?
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.
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?
Tags Individual, Denmark, English