Orange III Node Application 12017619319, submitted on 09-24-2020

Respondent ID 12017619319
Application Date 09/24/2020 1:23:40 PM
Applicant City Dnipro
Applicant State/Province Dnipropetrovska area
Applicant Country Ukraine
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? 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 Dnepr
Node Province Dnepropetrovskaya oblast
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Elrond, Stafi, AVA, Harmony, Coda
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? NA
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? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.05$
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 70
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 AMD Ryzen 7 3700x, RTX 2700 Super 8 GB, 64 GB 3600 MHz RAM, Samsung 970 EVO PLUS 2TB 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? 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
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
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?
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? 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 promote quantum secure distributed systems, To earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, 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 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?
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? Privacy is important today. For example, the state wants to follow our every step, they listen to us through telephones, watch through video cameras, see how much money we have. Over time, this problem gets bigger and bigger.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? With the development of quantum computers, so that there are no threats, it is necessary to develop quantum-safe algorithms. For every action there must be opposition. Overall, we must take this very seriously.
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