Orange IV Node Application 12058164164

Respondent ID 12058164164
End Date 10/08/2020 7:52:44 AM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID.
City/Town Yoshkar-Ola
State/Province Mari El
Country Russia
What languages do you speak? russian, english
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Associates degree (for example: AA, AS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Helsinki
Node State/Province
Node Country Finland
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): kava, nucypher
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 the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide?
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? over 600
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 80
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. IDK (Datacenter)
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
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Hetzner
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications? No
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? Because I believe in blockchain projects and consider blockchain and decentralization to be a necessary stage in the development of society
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Newsletter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I consider it a promising development
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? solana
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? How much content on a monthly basis? No
    Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community? 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 earn xx coins
    • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
    • To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
    What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralization prevents stakeholders from imposing their vision of the world from a position of strength without taking into account the interests of other members of society
    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. Decentralized, scalability, privacy, messaging, open source, quantum secure,
    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? liberty of choice and responsibility for one's choice
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Disclosure of privacy

    Can you meet hardware specifications with a dedicated graphic card ?