Orange III Node Application 12009412891, submitted on 09-22-2020

Respondent ID 12009412891
Application Date 09/22/2020 9:15:40 AM
Applicant City Panorama
Applicant State/Province Thessaloniki
Applicant Country Greece
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Panorama
Node Province Thessaloniki
Node Country Greece
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? Better documentation than the others
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Connection | authentication bugs
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. 0.007
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 7
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
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: AMD Phenom || X4 3.40GHZ, 12GB Ram DDR3, SSD Disk, 1TB Hard drive, 100Mbps internet speed
Why do you want to be a node? I want to try new things, i am thrilled.
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? The messaging app, the quantum resistance cryptography
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Ren, VeChain, Band Protocol, Chainlink, DxChain
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Unfortunately not yet.
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: Meetup group management: Google meetup, Zoom
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 private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations, To earn xx coins
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I like decentralized networks because everyone can participate and is free to use
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?

Can you upgrade your HW to meet the minimum HW specs?

Hello all,

Please find below additional details and reconsidered to let me join the network.

My ISP name is Nova and I will definitely upgrade my GPU this week.

Then you have my vote.