Orange III Node Application 11986875837, submitted on 09-14-2020

Respondent ID 11986875837
Application Date 09/14/2020 1:38:01 PM
Applicant City Verdun
Applicant State/Province QC
Applicant Country Canada
What is your occupation? Web Applications
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
Node City Verdun
Node Province Quebec
Node Country Canada
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Tezos
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Node stability and upgrade process
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. $77.88/year
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 40
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), Web hosting.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs Ryzen 2700x, 32GB Ram, nVidia 2070, 1TB NVMe, 512GB SSD
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: nVidia 3080 (coming Sept. 17).
Why do you want to be a node? I really want to be active in the XX network and seek forward development of XX community.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Discord
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Tezos
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. 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 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
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I want to be able to own my data, not any random 3rd party company ...
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. XX network is built around privacy-protection ideas while also offering developers an open platform and easy to use.
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? It will prevent the centralization of big corporation, government and freedom of speech and human rights
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Crackdown on early blockchain and private information and metadata. It will also use big data to control.

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Looks good to me :+1:

Good luck.

Great application. Has my vote.

You have my support, looks good. Best of luck

Yes for me