Node Application 10539086721, submitted 2019-02-19 8:03:49

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Respondent Id 10539086721
Application Date 2019-02-19 8:03:49
Application Language English
Applicant City Singapore
Applicant State/Province Singapore
Applicant Country Singapore
What languages do you speak? english
What is your occupation? Privacy/Security
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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? Invested since 2016. I set up 3 mining rigs with gpu cards. Ive hosted 12 masternodes in 8 countries.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City singapore
Node State singapore
Node Country Singapore
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), gobyte, DASH
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? faster synch times, faster transactions
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? none
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) 36
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. . 18 cents/kw
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? Hardware
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
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: no
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) my gobyte nodes were cloud based. my eth nodes were running in my mining rigs in a data center in vietnam
Why do you want to be a node? I believe in peoples right to privacy and also would like to help the community to build and deploy the platform
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? Word of Mouth
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram, Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? speed, privacy, comminity engagement, use case for messaging apps
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? fluz, yazom, gobyte
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? blockchain asia
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? as needed
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I believe that strong comminity networks should not be under centralized control and processing should be widely distributed.
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. decentralization, speed, privacy, private messaging use case, enthusiastic communityPri
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? privacy by default helps build trust in the community and allows people to better control what information gets exposed. Trust in big platforms such as facebook is waning and there is a need for a better messaging solution.
Tags Individual, Singapore, English
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#2

Privacy and security focus… a good combination for running a privacy focused blockchain.

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#3

u have my vote !!

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#4

Thanks! I’m looking forward to this project going live!

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#5

My vote to

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#6

My vote too

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#7

Thanks!

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#8

I’m honoured to have made the draft shortlist. Thanks for the vote of confidence. I’m enthusiastic about setting up a node and supporting the beta test. John and Jahrena

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#9

Congrats!

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