Orange III Node Application 12034748934, submitted on 09-30-2020

Respondent ID 12034748934
Application Date 09/30/2020 12:51:40 PM
Applicant City Minsk
Applicant State/Province Minsk
Applicant Country Belarus
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Minsk
Node Province Minsk
Node Country Belarus
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Better speed
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. 10$ in month
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 98
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 5 3600x, NvidiaGeForce RTX 2070, 32 GB, 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:
Why do you want to be a node? support community involvement
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Newsletter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The idea connecting with new potential network
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 private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies, 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? Distributed system can also be implemented in a centraized system to process computational heavy tasks.
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 believe xx will be real decentralized, privacy coin and one of the first quantum resistant coin.
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 inovation starts with having privacy
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? In my opinion the threat is great but for both types of systems.
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plus for personal home hosting and not in a datacenter… enjoy my vote ;=)

Looks good to me :+1:

I like the candidate and what is still the speed of the Internet?))

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What is your bandwidth? I

IPS ByFLy
200/200 Mb

Good…you have my vote.