Node Application 10672956609, submitted 2019-04-18 8:45:03

Respondent Id 10672956609
Application Date 2019-04-18 8:45:03
Application Language English
Applicant City Strathroy
Applicant State/Province Ontario
Applicant Country Canada
What languages do you speak? English
What is your occupation? Consulting and Venture Capital
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? A bitcoin evangelist and venture capital managing partner, [I have been] in the blockchain technology space since 2011. Before this, [I] was a pioneer in the social gaming space, managing virtual economies for Facebook, and iOS games with millions of users. [I am] an extremely well-known face in the digital Currency space, and with his partners has developed quantitative algorithmic trading strategies for traditional markets and cryptocurrency trading. [I serve] as advisor to the ICO portfolio team, [and personally hold] more than 100 different currencies.
Are you an individual or a group? Group
Node City Strathroy
Node State Ontario
Node Country Canada
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), GoByte (GBX)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Faster synchronization
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? N/A
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) 10
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . 6.5 ¢/kWh
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) 4
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) Have used a cloud-based server for other nodes and masternodes
Why do you want to be a node? I am interested and want to support the project, and know the Elixxir management team.
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Know the management team
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? One aspect is the quantum resistance that many projects do not give enough attention.
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Lightning and some others.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Many different conferences, including Satoshi Roundtable.
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 Group, Canada, English

great u have my vote!

Since you know the management team and want N gives me confidence N our project. You have my vote

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