Orange III Node Application 12005972214, submitted on 09-21-2020

Respondent ID 12005972214
Application Date 09/21/2020 10:01:57 AM
Applicant City Chisinau
Applicant State/Province Chisinau
Applicant Country Moldova
What is your occupation? General Manager ADCENTER Moldova
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Chisinau
Node Province Chisinau
Node Country Moldova
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Easier updates instructions
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? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 10 cents/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?` 4
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)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs I have partial ownership of a hardware store that one of the current beta node runners used to build his machine; all of his parts are available in stock https://forum.xx.network/t/revised-betanet-node-hardware-requirements/1269
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: No
Why do you want to be a node? I want to help xx.network's growth. Also I would like to "hodl" on the mined coins as a speculative investment
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? How it can solve the infamous scalability+anonymity problem
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? I'm involved in "digital marketing" related communities, thats the closest thing to "software development" that I have
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No, only watched online ones that are available without registration
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: video content on youtube for digital marketers, Community Management Other: social media management of facebook groups and pages
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 earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To reverse the political centralization of legal, police, and military organizations which favor the wealthy and powerful
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? The distributed network is the decentralized network taken to the extreme. It avoids the centralization completely. The main idea for the distributed network lies in the concept that everyone gets access, and everyone gets equal access. decentralization spectrum - I care for the end result for the users, whatever practical approach is feasible, I'm for it
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. It solves the scaling problem without compromising security or decentralization aspects
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? Yes it is
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I think it is a challenge to the current security mechanisms used on the web, things like https used in my browser will become obsolete
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Good applicant. Has my vote.