Orange III Node Application 11911350703, submitted on 09-28-2020

Respondent ID 11911350703
Application Date 09/28/2020 6:47:47 AM
Applicant City Saint Petersburg
Applicant State/Province Saint Petersburg
Applicant Country Russia
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Saint-Petersburg
Node Province Saint-Petersburg
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? nucypher, near, graph, solana, stafi, akash, certik, avax, keep
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I want good manual and community, as I know you have good positions in both
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? No setbacks (potential death or disease imb)
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 92
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. ~0,1 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?` 100
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), I buy some servers for filecoin node
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 3700X Octa-Core, 2 x 1 TB NVMe SSD (software-RAID 1), 64 GB of DDR4 ECC RAM
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below: no
Why do you want to be a node? I run and hold nodes of every project I like, So xx-network one of this
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? persons behind the project
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? coda, nucypher, graph, certik, stafi, keep, solana, near
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:
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. twitter, telegram chats discussions
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To contribute to a promising project, 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.
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?

You are missing the GPU in your Hardware specifications, are you willing to add the GPU to your server (RTX GPU)?

Can you add a GPU?