Orange III Node Application 12025715803, submitted on 09-28-2020

Respondent ID 12025715803
Application Date 09/28/2020 3:23:57 AM
Applicant City Odessa
Applicant State/Province Odessa
Applicant Country Ukraine
What is your occupation? Medical surgeon
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Doctorate or other terminal degree (for example, PhD, EdD)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Odessa
Node Province Odessa
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks Have you ever operated a node?
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? N/A
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? 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. About 60 USD it will depend on the power consumption by the server which is difficult to evaluate
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 2
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: I will buy the recommended gateway and node hardware if I get selected so that it meets the expectations of the network.
Why do you want to be a node? The reward is very tempting and the humanist project of protecting people privacy is something that I want to be part of.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The potential to create more democratic freedom through decentralization, private messaging and potentially future voting.
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)? 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: Community Management Other: I am a teacher at the university. I am comfortable to present, communicate and teach informations.
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. Not sure yet
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 earn xx coins, 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? In this global world, there is a need for more decentralization and to give back more power to the individual to protect himself.
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. I am still new to the field. The xx network seems to be a step ahead in several dimensions, especially in protecting privacy and decentralization.
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! With the rise of big data and AI, the minorities could become ostracized just for thinking differently than the norm.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Not sure.
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Are you willing to buy the minimal hardware required to run a node? (cost is around 1200$)

i have a new laptop but its not powerful enough and i already use it for myself. i need to buy a new pc for this. i will buy. amd 3600 with 16g memory with nvidia 2700 and a fast pci nvme disk.

my net provider is tenet.

is that ok?

With the correct hardware I would support this application

Agree with Steve…has my vote.