|Application Date||09/08/2020 12:59:10 PM|
|What is your occupation?||Project manager|
|How many years experience in your field?||4-7|
|What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed?||Professional degree beyond bachelor’s degree (for example: MD, DDS, DVM, LLB, JD)|
|Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale?||No|
|Are you an individual or a group?||Individual|
|For which networks Have you ever operated a node?||XRPL|
|What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported?||Decentralisation|
|What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?||None|
|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.||Cheap|
|On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?`||80|
|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), Setting up XRPL Validator|
|Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?||No|
|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:|
|Why do you want to be a node?||I think what elixxir is trying to create is uniqe in this space.|
|How did you originally hear about the xx network?|
|Which current xx network communities are you a member of?||Twitter, Discord|
|What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?||The privacy|
|Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?||XRP Community|
|Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?||none|
|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: Blog|
|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 -2|
|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 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.|
|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?|
Love to see a Female node applicator!
Can please confirm that you can and will meet the minimum hardware requirements (esp. GPU) when running the node from a datacenter, and you will have my support.
AMD Ryzen 7
Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070
32 gb ram
1 TB ssd
I have set up what is needed
I am a bit confused. You have a computer or a you going to hire a spot in a datacentre?
@Robbie84 In a datacenter in Sweden (Cygrids) top notch
Has my vote.
Thx bulldog! Im ready!
you have my vote
You have my vote.