Node Application 10670271200, submitted 2019-04-17 8:49:02

Respondent Id 10670271200
Application Date 2019-04-17 8:49:02
Application Language English
Applicant City Dali
Applicant State/Province Nicosia
Applicant Country Cyprus
What languages do you speak? English, Greek
What is your occupation? Fintech/Academic
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Professional degree beyond bachelor’s degree (for example: MD, DDS, DVM, LLB, JD)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Active investor, ico, running exchange, teaching
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Dali
Node State Nicosia
Node Country Cyprus
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Tezos, Wagerr
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? More active participation and rewards as a stakeholder. Technology costs a lot to run the nodes, i.e. Distribution of rewards has to be more fair
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Down know how i can reuest access to one
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) 25
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. . 0.17e/hour
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? Cloud-Based Servers
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
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? 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? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) A small team of nodes devs
Why do you want to be a node? I find elixxir really unique and want to support it from day 0! So passionate for thi!
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Pbws
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. Have studied his work
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Tezos
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? PBWS, Decentralized, Berlin, Japan
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? Once a month
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, Cyprus, English