Orange II Node Application 11857670129, submitted on 08-02-2020

Respondent ID 11857670129
Application Date 08/02/2020 8:25:35 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Ste Adele
Applicant State/Province Quebec
Applicant Country Canada
What languages do you speak? English, French
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Ste Adele
Node Province Quebec
Node Country Canada
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? None
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. Minimal
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 24
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? Will set up according to requirements
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? Will set up according to requirements
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 xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? No
Why do you want to be a node? I have always been working with computers and it is a good way to maintain and improve skills and knowledge. This new currency is very promising and I wish to take part of this new adventure.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Facebook, LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? It seems very organized and promising.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?
Do you have past experience managing communities or creating content to be distributed across social media? Please enter details for all with which you are comfortable or have experience:
As part of growing the xx network community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an xx network 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
Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? No
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
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 xx network platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions.
Privacy by Default is a goal of the xx network Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet? Because de data collected becomes an asset for the one who have an access to that data and helps the bigger one
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? If ever they exist decentralized systems are less at risk

What hardware will you use exactly? And are you capable of getting at your home location 100MBit upload speeds?

If applicant can answer above questions and meet requirement…has my vote.


Here is my hardware.
CPU: Quad core Intel Xeon 2.26Ghz (2 X Xeon E5520)
GPU:Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
RAM: 26Gb
Bandwidth:1Gb Download / Upload in my location.