Orange III Node Application 12003139827, submitted on 09-19-2020

Respondent ID 12003139827
Application Date 09/19/2020 11:33:11 PM
Applicant City Helsinki
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Finland
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Helsinki
Node Province
Node Country Finland
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Solana, NuCypher, Avalance, Stafi, Matic, Harmony, Elrond, Coda, Certik, Akash
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Decentralized infrastructure that allows xx community to leverage the most efficient, secure and scalable options without sacrificing the network. Block explorer, good dashboard, better support from the devs when possible. Fast synchronization, correct p2p communication between nodes, transaction speed.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? There are none. Nothing stops me.
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. 0.15$ 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?` 100
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), Yes (please describe), working as linux sysadmin. ansible, grafana, bash - daily tools
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs AMD Ryzen 9 3900 / 128Gb RAM / NVMe 2Tb / GeForce RTX 2080
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? I am a professional validator. Also, I am impressed by the team behind the xx network. I feel like the xx network is trying to address some pressing issues of the web, like anonymity and security of communication.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord, BetaNet Forum
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The issues that the xx network is trying to address - anonymity on the web and security.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Solana, NuCypher, Dock, Matic, Elrond
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. No
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network?
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?

Great experience. Interesting application.

Good guy and experience!

Good candidate! Nice!

Good technical specification and experience! I vote! :relaxed:

I like the candidate, can you answer all the questions? And I vote for you

Hello there! This is my application.
I probably won’t waste time answering less important questions, but rather answer a really important question that the team asked me by mail.
My server is installed in hosting in Helsinki, I rent a place for him there.


You have my vote.