Node Application 10671071292, submitted 2019-04-17 13:23:39

Respondent Id 10671071292
Application Date 2019-04-17 13:23:39
Application Language English
Applicant City MOSCOW
Applicant State/Province MOSCOW
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russian, English
What is your occupation? Product management and marketing
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? Investments in ICO, attempts to write smart contracts, trading on exchanges, administration of telegram's groups
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Moscow
Node State Moscow
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Tezos
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Less load on the system and fast automatic recovery of work after a network failure. Smaller tokens balance for node
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Internet or computer power failure, computer restart,
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) 16
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 70
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 70$ per month
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) 49
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: Win 10, Intel Core i7-3770K CPU 3.5GHz, Memory 16GB
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? No
Yes (please specify)
Why do you want to be a node? I like the project and I want to contribute to the development and it will bring the launch Elixxir closer.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? ICODROPS.COM
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Reddit
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? The implementation of technology and massadoption
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? ICODROPS, Tezos, PCHAIN, FANTOM, VITElabs
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? ANKR meetup
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? 2-5 pages
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, Russia, English