Orange III Node Application 12025161527, submitted on 09-27-2020

Respondent ID 12025161527
Application Date 09/27/2020 9:40:40 PM
Applicant City Dallas
Applicant State/Province Texas
Applicant Country USA
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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 Dallas
Node Province Texas
Node Country USA
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Meter, Keep, Coda
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? i would say more monitoring and metrics tools to track node performance
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Right now is just knowing on the tokens hold for US members and what is the plan to work around that. This is alot of a machine to have tied up.
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. i have had mine locked in for .09-.14 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? 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 2790WX, 256 gig DDR4 RAM, RTX titan 24 gig GPU, RTX 2080TI 12gig GPU, with a NET.FPGA network card
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: I would rather use my I7 Gen9 extreme with 128 GIG of DDR4 and 2 GTX 980's
Why do you want to be a node?
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
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:
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?
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Can you answer the left over questions? Also regarding your old HW you can use it if you replace the 2 x 980 with a single RTX 2070.

Agree with snapo84.

Good application has my vote.