Orange II Node Application 11906532952, submitted on 08-16-2020

Respondent ID 11906532952
Application Date 08/16/2020 1:35:00 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City London
Applicant State/Province Middlesex
Applicant Country UK
What languages do you speak? English, Russian
What is your occupation? Software Development
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)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City London
Node Province
Node Country UK
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? THETA
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Stability
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Possible network outage If any, but was pretty good in recent years
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. £0.12/kWatt
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 45
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 150 Mb
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 250 Mb
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), Installed “pizza” servers for collocated hosting
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs AMD Ryzen 7, Nvidia GeForce RTX, high speed SSD
Why do you want to be a node? want to make an impact on the exciting project and be part of it
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Facebook, LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Large scale, potentiel growth, technology as a whole
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Theta
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Webinars mostly
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: Video presentations with screen casts
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. Weekly
Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? Yes
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To promote quantum secure distributed systems, To earn xx coins, 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? Decentralised can’t be controlled
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?
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

ok for me ;=)

Has my vote

Congrats on making it through selection :+1: