Orange III Node Application 11972296493, submitted on 09-09-2020

Respondent ID 11972296493
Application Date 09/09/2020 9:58:18 AM
Applicant City Kazan
Applicant State/Province Tatarstan
Applicant Country Russia
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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 Frankfurt
Node Province
Node Country Germany
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Witnet, Phala, Bifrost, Idena
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Better description of installation, maintenance. More friendly update process.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Possible hardware requirements.
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. 10$ per 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?` 52
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), I work in IT, including customization, maintenance server hardware.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs Intel Core i9-9900H, 16 Gb RAM DDR4, Nvidia GeForce 1080, 1 Tb SSD Nvme Samsung 970
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: CPU: Celeron G3930, RAM 16 GB, 520 SSD SATA
Why do you want to be a node? It is interesting to me. I think this is the future.
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? cool privacy, confidentiality
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? ICO Drops
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. I can write instructions, some articles per month
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
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? A decentralized network is a part of a distributed network. In distributed network there is a main nodes, who make decision to whole network
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. I can't say that I have studied the project well yet. The main feature is safety.
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? rhetorical question))
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I believe the crypto quantum blockchain is the solution to the problem. A decentralized system is better than a centralized one in this case.

GPU isnt enough are you upgrading it?