Orange II Node Application 11899716922, submitted on 08-13-2020

Respondent ID 11899716922
Application Date 08/13/2020 10:24:12 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Aguascalientes
Applicant State/Province Aguascalientes
Applicant Country Mexico
What languages do you speak? Spanish, English
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Aguascalientes
Node Province Aguascalientes
Node Country Mexico
For which networks Have you ever operated a node?
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I have not operated a node before.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I was planning to run my node on the cloud using either AWS or Google cloud services; but it's not an option I can host the node at my home.
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 10c per 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?` 51
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 20mpbs
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500mpbs
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? I'm AWS certified and I have extensive experience with devops in general
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? I think I will just end up buying new hardware.
Specs
Why do you want to be a node? I'm a nerd. I love the project and want to be part of it. Also token incentives are nice.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? xx collective
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? BetaNet Forum
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? No
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? the anonymity of transactions
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? I am big in the XRP community
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: Instructional video content: Online, many.
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. Yes (how much content on a monthly basis?)
Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? a few hours. I want to be a node operator not a social media ambassador, but I'm willing to help
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? Yes, To protect the privacy of political speech, To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations, To promote quantum secure distributed systems, To earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To contribute to a promising project, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy, To reverse the political centralization of legal, police, and military organizations which favor the wealthy and powerful
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. in centralized networks, certain entities have control of the data. in decentralized networks everything is visible and immutable. so it's fair and clear for all players.
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? a decentralized platform that provides anonymity. it removes centralization from big players that abuse this power
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? privacy is really important. have you used facebook? they sell your data and you are a product.

Can you upgrade your bandwidth?

good application but two key points missing (upload bandwidth does not meet the requirement, Hardware is missing)