Orange III Node Application 12036203318, submitted on 09-30-2020

Respondent ID 12036203318
Application Date 09/30/2020 8:41:32 PM
Applicant City Luxembourg
Applicant State/Province Luxembourg
Applicant Country Luxembourg
What is your occupation? property management
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Luxembourg
Node Province Luxembourg
Node Country Luxembourg
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?
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? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 500 euro
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 0
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), It will be managed by a professional sys admin on my behalf.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? No
Specs
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: If I am selected, I will buy the top of the line server-grade hardware that will exceed requirements.
Why do you want to be a node? I believe in David Chaum project to build a better earth. I know several people who are also node operators.
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? privacy first. I am a big fan of the voting/messenger idea.
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?
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?
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 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?

Yes (please describe), It will be managed by a professional sys admin on my behalf. <-- i personally dont like this.

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What specs will your node be? Without it meeting the recommended spec (page 3/4 or https://xx.network/beta-node-handbook-v1.5.pdf) I cannot support

You have expensive electricity, can you give more answers?

Need to meet the HW requirements and also dont like managed by a professional sys admin on my behalf!