Orange III Node Application 11988267197, submitted on 09-15-2020

Respondent ID 11988267197
Application Date 09/15/2020 12:53:50 AM
Applicant City Minsk
Applicant State/Province Minsk
Applicant Country Belarus
What is your occupation? Electronic Nano Lithography Engineer
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
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 Minsk
Node Province Minsk
Node Country Belarus
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Nu, nym, hopr, filecoin,
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Full transparency in the choice of nodes, a competitive approach, the opportunity to give everyone participation. Everyone can make their own contribution to the testnet.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? The only thing I see is an idle 10 minutes during a hardware upgrade
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. 0.08$ behind KW/H
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? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? No
Specs
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: 1TB SSD 16GB RAM Intel i7 6700K Geforce 980 TI
Why do you want to be a node? Because I want to contribute to the development of the blockchain community. I am ready not only to be a node, I am ready to help with translations and in every possible way to improve the community.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? xx collective
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Participation in validation, community improvement, event creation
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Nu, nym, hopr, filecoin
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Belarus
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: Instructional video content: educational articles in medium, Group messaging curation: local community among blockchain friends
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. 2-3 articles with original content, many articles with translation
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To protect the privacy of political speech, To promote quantum secure distributed systems
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? a decentralized network cannot be centrally managed ... that is, there are no central intermediary nodes
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. Speed, privacy, security, scale
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? Data is information about me and for me. In the age of information technology, information has acquired the greatest value. My personal information and private correspondence can be artificially provided in a way that will betray me as a bad person or a criminal, even if you are not such information will be used to predict my actions and manipulate
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

Your HW specs are not meeting the minimal requirement… will you buy new Hardware?

Can you upgrade the node to meet the minimum recommended spec?

Guys, I have updated my computer to the required specifications, unfortunately only for the minimum and ready to go. The application was submitted in advance with what is, sorry for the inconvenience.

Yes, I update to minimum hardware request.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600x; 1TB SSD; 16gb RAM (16gb buy in addition); ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB.

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ok with the hardware update you get my vote…

You have my vote.