Ark Delegate Proposal

An Ark delegate is responsible for securing a node on the Ark Public Network blockchain. Holders of the ARK token vote for delegates that operate a node. The top 51 vote earners are elected to validate and insert new blocks into the ledger and forge new ARK tokens as a reward.

Voting Rewards

Delegate Name: friendsoflittleyus

  • Sharing Percentage: 50%
  • Payout Interval: Daily
  • Payout Min: 0
  • Payout Max: 0
  • Payout via Cryptology TBW script

Overview

Our number one priority is to operate high quality, reliable and secure nodes on the Ark blockchain. We have been active Ark community developers for several years prior to operating as a delegate. We will be diligent in continuing project development and promotion of the bridgechain ecosystem. In addition to rewarding our voters with a share of the forged tokens we will use the rewards to fund development of several of our own projects and supporting other community projects.

Thank you to all of our current voters and we look forward to the support of future voters.
For more info about our team please see the contact us page.

Server Infrastructure

We maintain as a minimum the following servers to support the delegate node and our projects.

ARK Mainnet + Devnet

Mainnet Forger – 4CPU 8GB
Mainnet Backup – 4CPU 8GB
Mainnet Relay – 4CPU 4GB
Devnet Forger – 2CPU 4GB

RADIANS Testnet

Radians Genesis – 2 CPU 4GB
Radians Relay – 4 CPU 4GB

IoT Development

Thingsboard IoT Dashboard
Node-Red servers
MQTT Message Brokers
InfluxDB databases
Grafana visualization

Other

Arkifier – 2CPU 4GB
friendsoflittleyus.nl website
friendsoflittleyus webstore
radians.nl website
App server

Overview of Recent Contributions

  • Nov 2020: Launch of friendsoflittleyus.nl website. Provides overview of our services and documentation for our projects.
  • Nov 2020: Created Twitter social media account. We will work to increase our social media posts and marketing of all Ark bridgechains.
  • Oct/Nov 2020: Development of our own eccomerce platform with support for Ark, Compendia and future bridgechain payments.
  • Oct/Nov 2020: Development of our Relay@home platform for Ark, Compendia, and future blockchains.
    • Provided hardware to Alpha testers of the Relay@home project
    • Developed Basic hardware platform + prototype of premium relay
    • Hardware reliability testing and CPU/Memory performance optimizations
    • Development of remote performance monitor platform
  • Nov 2020: Donated Raspberry Pi kit to Ark Episode 100 Contest Prize
  • Oct/Nov 2020: Provided mentorship to new developer creating Ark core plugin
  • Nov 2020: Updated Ark Devnet forging node to core V3 and began testing.
  • Oct 2020: Updated Socket.io Event Emitter Plugin to include CPU and latency stats.
  • Oct 2020: Created Socket.io payment confirmation plugin.
  • Oct/Nov 2020: Continued development of custom IoT Registration/Transaction plugins and backend

Roadmap

  • Arkifier 2.0 with Compendia support.
  • API token authorization plugin.
  • Custom IoT Registration / Transactions on Radians Bridgechain.
  • Custom ARK powered IoT authentication and secure communication protocols on Radians Bridchain.
  • Proof of concept IPFS interface via Compendia Bridgechain.
  • IoT sensors logging on Radians Bridgechain.
  • ARK IoT DIY development kits.
  • ARK Interactive IoT demo kits.
  • Multiplayer gaming using ARK blockchain technology.
  • Immutable ARK plugins.
  • Development mentoring.
  • Marketing and outreach to technical communities outside of ARK and blockchain.
  • Ensure event data delivery plugin.
  • Revamp ARK Pay to support multiple bridgechain networks.

Past Community Contributions

  • Radians – a bridgechain built for community developers for rapid prototyping. Existing project website: https://radians.nl/
  • ARK Scooters – a scooter rental solution where users can rent scooters using a mobile app and pay with tokens.
  • Arkifier – a notification service which emails you when your delegate loses forging power.
  • ArkPromo – a loyalty program on the blockchain.
  • Socket Event Forwarder – a bridgechain plugin which forwards blockchain events through WebSockets enabling real-time data transfer to applications.
  • ArkCrypto Browserified – a solution which enables developers to use the ARK crypto package in Chrome and Safari browsers.