Orange III Node Application 11995716575, submitted on 09-17-2020

Respondent ID 11995716575
Application Date 09/17/2020 6:11:35 AM
Applicant City Macau
Applicant State/Province SARS
Applicant Country Portugal
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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 Faro
Node Province Algarve
Node Country Portugal
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Multichain, Riple, Hyperledger Fabric, Libra
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I'm still not familiarized with all xx details, too soon to tell
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I might eventually come back to HK, I'm open to run my node from there if I move back
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 90
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. Don't know
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 16
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 worked for telecom and finance projects deploying hardware and software servers in datacenters
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: not yet
Why do you want to be a node? R&D
How did you originally hear about the xx network? youtube podcast if I remember well
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord, LinkedIn
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy if I remember well
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? just as a curious human, BTC, ETH, etc...
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? quite a few
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: yes, Livestream/broadcast: yes, Group messaging curation: yes, Other forum management: yes, Community Management Other: yes
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. depends
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 earn xx coins, 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 help build a better future, an artificial intelligence decentralized government? autonomous and independent from Mankind? to help find the best solution(s)
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? decentralized has no single point of control, distributed can. because centralization is now ubiquitous now I push for decentralization, I believe to be a better and more natural option
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'm not familiarized with the details yet
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? if not we all will be living in 1984, or worst, very soon
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I don't know much about quantum computers, I heard say if you look too close time stops so they they must be slow?
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-For Libra it is not possible to run a node since it doesnt excist.
-why you want to be a node? R&D (???)
-What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy if I remember well (did you even study about this project)

Your application is a bit strange with the answers given! sorry.