Orange III Node Application 12029571688, submitted on 09-29-2020

Respondent ID 12029571688
Application Date 09/29/2020 6:17:54 AM
Applicant City Borisov
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Belarus
What is your occupation? Manager
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Jodino
Node Province Minsk
Node Country Belarus
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? akash, spacemesh, stafi
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? good support, updates
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?
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. 10$ / m
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 16GB DDR4, Ryzen 7 2700, 1TB SSD
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 NvidiaGeForce RTX 2070
Why do you want to be a node? I want to work on projects that develop blockchain technology
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? reliability
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 promote quantum secure distributed systems, 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? Decentralized have no single point where the decision is made.
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. xx is secured and decentralized
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? Private messenger with its own cryptocurrency is not a new idea, but at the moment no one has implemented it.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Quantum computers are could be a threat to any system which using not quantum-secure algorithms
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Yes, as applicant hosts at home and did read the specs :slight_smile:

Glad to hear you will run from home. Has my vote.

Personal home == Hetzner w/o GPU ?