Node Application 10675166945, submitted 2019-04-19 7:58:45

Respondent Id 10675166945
Application Date 2019-04-19 7:58:45
Application Language English
Applicant City London
Applicant State/Province NW1 0TL
Applicant Country United Kingdom
What languages do you speak? English, French, Spanish, Vue, React, NodeJS, Liquidity
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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? CEO of [a blockchain startup] We've been operating nodes with 99%+ uptime on Tezos, Cosmos, Irisnet with now $3m Assets Under Delegation Our nodes are secure and efficient with several layers of sentry and use of HSM I'm also the Co-founder of [an] ETF-like crypto exchange, and key advisor to [a] French blockchain boutique
Are you an individual or a group? Group
Node City London
Node State London
Node Country United Kingdom
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Tezos, Cosmos, Irisnet, Waves
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? Automated payouts to delegators Bonding functionalities to avoid the staking ratio mess and custody requirements like Tezos Easy HSM support
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Server costs
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) 100
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . I use datacenters, no home staking so never calculated the cost of electricity
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) 50
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? 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? Yes (Please list specs)
Yes (Please list specs) Can acquire more if needed
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) Tezos, Cosmos, Irisnet: several layers of sentry nodes for each
Why do you want to be a node? Contribute to the security of the network, Research Purposes
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Word of Mouth
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? Quantum resistant security
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Tezos, Cosmos, Irisnet
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? A lot PBW and Tquorum most recently Blockchain Expo next week in London
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? Medium mostly, 1 article max per 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?
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a job wonderfull, welcome to community

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Definite fit for the project