Orange II Node Application 11931030177, submitted on 08-25-2020

Respondent ID 11931030177
Application Date 08/25/2020 7:30:35 AM
Application Language Spanish
Applicant City Santiago
Applicant State/Province Metropolitana
Applicant Country Chile
What languages do you speak? Spanish, English, German, Portuguese
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? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Santiago
Node Province Metropolitana
Node Country Chile
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? n/a
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nothing I can forsee. 100% committed to operate the node.
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 90
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 30 USD
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 5
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200
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? As a member of the democracy strenghening community, I see tremendous benefit in having a decentralized and secure platform on wich to communicate and conduct business.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Contribute to its deployment in an economically sustainable way.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? No
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
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: Community Management Other: Articles in LinkedIn
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. 1
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 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 undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies, 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? Distributed has to do with the operation. Decentraliced with the balance of power. I stand for decentralization with strong robust governance, that ensures sustainability and stability (checks and balances) in the long run.
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. The special attributes of this value proposition is true security and effective scalability potential (so that it can really become a mass transaction/communication network).
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? To foster decentralization and avoid concentration of power via data gathering.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? To crack them both.

A good application, if applicant can meet equipment requirements.

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Looks good! Has to be willing to get required hardware off course. But I assume most applicants are.

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Yes. Nee hardware will be available according to requirements, within days of acceptance to betanet (assuming it happens). Regards.


you have my vote with your answer ;=)

You have my support. Good luck !!