Node Application 10670116322, submitted 2019-04-17 7:53:29

Respondent Id 10670116322
Application Date 2019-04-17 7:53:29
Application Language English
Applicant City Singapore
Applicant State/Province Singapore
Applicant Country Singapore
What languages do you speak? English, Mandarin
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? started end of 2013, have been running masternodes/supernodes for DASH, NEM, ZEN, SYS, REN and etc. Joined [in] January 2019 an entity-run validator service for LoomNetwork and Cosmos.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Kajang
Node State Selangor
Node Country Malaysia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Tezos, NEM, SYS, ZEN, REN, SMART, LOOM, ATOM (COSMOS), DASH
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? fully decentralized
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? time, since im packed with tasks now. i would like to evaluate as an individual before recommend to my company,
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) 5
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 75
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 20USD
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) 28
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Cloud-Based Servers
In what type of environment would this server be located?
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter?
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications?
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) Amazon, Digital Ocean, Azure and Google Cloud
Why do you want to be a node? to learn more about Elixxir
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Telegram
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? Decentralized, Scaling, Privacy
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Loom, DASH
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes, many of them around South East Asia especially Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam
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. No
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis?
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, Malaysia, English

Southeast Asia is home to several rapidly-advancing economies – there are nearly two times more smartphone users in SE Asia than in the United States. How proactive should Elixxir be in building a network presence in this part of the world?

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while South East Asia’s crypto industry is mainly driven by traders and speculators,we have no lack of enthusiasts and developers around this region. Most of them would be interested to find out more about Elixxir, if we would have more activities in this region.