Orange III Node Application 12027639904, submitted on 09-28-2020

Respondent ID 12027639904
Application Date 09/28/2020 2:16:53 PM
Applicant City Moscow
Applicant State/Province Moscow region
Applicant Country Russia
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 Moscow
Node Province Krasnogorsk
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), TheGraph, Solana, Akash, Certik, Coda, AVAX, NuCypher, Near, Keep, Stafi
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Fast gui implementation, centralized validator coordination
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? N/A
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. 8cents/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 Ryzen 7 2700x, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080, RAM: 64GB DDR4, 1Tb SSD Samsung 970 EVO, Bandwidth: 1gbit up / 1gbit down
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? Because for me this will be the first experience of local raising a node on my equipment and I chose your project as a pilot
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Messaging. Like keybase
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? All communities where I raised nodes
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? no
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. Yes, I am already working on my site (as a professional validator) and plan to publish there guides about projects that I liked
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? To earn xx coins, 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? Decentralized is impossible to control. Decentralization is the truth of the will of the majority
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. David Chaum has already proven that he can participate in the creation of a quality product - Quantum computer resistance - Potentially Efficient Scaling
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? Because privacy is true freedom of speech
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I cannot know for certain what has not happened yet. But it is better to anticipate the threat and act ahead of time than ignore it.
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looks like a strong applicant you have my vote…

Very strong application. Has my vote.