Orange III Node Application 12029142938, submitted on 09-29-2020

Respondent ID 12029142938
Application Date 09/29/2020 12:57:48 AM
Applicant City Saint Petersburg
Applicant State/Province Saint Petersburg
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? Some college
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Espoo
Node Province Province of Nyland and Tavastehus
Node Country Finland
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), nucypher, keep, akash, stafi, avax, coda, near, witnet, certik, solana, graph
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? good guide, actually coda protocol have the best one I ever seen yet
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? state of emergency
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 94
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0,2$
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? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), buy servers for my nodes (see experience), also buy dedicated servers for solana, filecoin, graph, eth nodes
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Yes (Please list specs)
Specs AMD Ryzen 9 3900 12-Core 128 GB DDR4 ECC 2 x 1.92 TB NVMe SSD Datacenter Edition
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? for nodes portfolio, want to run big amount of good projects
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? looking for you project from 2019
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? akash, coda, nucypher, stafi, keep, ava, near, certik, graph
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? some meetups from icodrops (origo, binance)
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 earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, 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? A decentralised network is managed by a community without any central body of control
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, scalability and quantum resistance
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? Enabling it by default will at least put users in a stronger position from the get go
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Too many running out of Hetzner. Also requires a GPU!