Orange II Node Application 11947048309, submitted on 08-31-2020

Respondent ID 11947048309
Application Date 08/31/2020 8:49:30 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Helsingborg
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Sweden
What languages do you speak? Swedish, English, Danish
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Umea
Node Province
Node Country Sweden
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?
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. Hard to estimate. Price should be in the $300 range a month.
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 100
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? Unlimited
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? Unlimited
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), Been running gamingserver in the past. Close friend is node for XRP and xx coin.
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? To provide and run a decentralized crypto would be awesome. To be part of a new interesting network from the start and help the network to grow and to see where it can lead. I want to help provide anonymouse presence on the internet.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
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? The opportunity to provide anonymouse presence on the internet.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? not in IT
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. As much as possible for the benefits of the network.
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 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 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
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I would love to sit on the decentralized side. But today using facebook, instagram, google together with my cryptoforums in somewhere in between.
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? My vision is that nobody needs to think about who buys or sells theire private information on the internet. This because it dosen't happens anymore.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

Great to see more nodes from Sweden!


Yes but should fill out the more of the form.

I agree with Daniel, nice to see more people from Sweden contributing.

Can the applicant provide ping, upload and download from somewhere like

With a data center the GPU can be an issue - usually GPU options are very expensive or missing alltogether.
Just something to consider … else you will need 32 vCPU or even 40vCpu to start.