Orange III Node Application 12001831969, submitted on 09-19-2020

Respondent ID 12001831969
Application Date 09/19/2020 5:22:02 AM
Applicant City Saint Petersburg
Applicant State/Province Saint Petersburg
Applicant Country Russia
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Cheney
Node Province Kansas
Node Country USA
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Elrond, Harmony, Coda, Avalanche, Graph, Certik
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?
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. 13.31 cents per kWh
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 85
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 use dedicated servers in several datacenters in USA, Germany and Finland
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900K CPU @ 3.60GHz 16Cores, 128GB DDR4, 4TB NVMe
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? Improve my technical literacy by participating as an operator in the testnet and learning various specific nuances. In case of successful participation, I hope to also participate in the mainnet
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Graph protocol, Coda, Elrond, Avalanche, Certik, Keep
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?
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. 1-2 article 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, 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?
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?

does not fullfill HW requirements

Missed GPU: NVIDIA QUADRO RTX 4000 8 ГБ GDDR6.
And missed answer for: If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it - Reliablesite

Glad to hear that you will host in the USA. The NA needs more nodes! Has my vote.

Thanks for your support!

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Great to see that you will host in NA. Has my vote.