Orange IV Node Application 12062791507

Respondent ID 12062791507
End Date 10/09/2020 11:16:22 AM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID.
City/Town Sclayn
State/Province Namur
Country Belgium
What languages do you speak? French, Spanish, English
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) teacher
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? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Sclayn
Node State/Province Namur
Node Country Belgium
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? not applicable
    What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? absolutly nothing, bandwidth is okay and I have the budget for a node
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 400
    What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 96
    Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 150 eur
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 4
    In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
    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? No
    Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications? If chosen, I'll get a Ryzen 7 3600x with M2 SSD and RTX 2070 + 16 GYG RAM
    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, I'll apply like expected
    Why do you want to be a node? For me, it's liberty first. But it's thefuture too and I'm happy to be part of the journey. The reward is interesting as well :)
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? my brother
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Not only coins will be in the blockchain but messages as well. Fully anonymous, Quantum resistant.
    Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? no
    Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
    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:
    • Other forum management: When I was in the University, I stated as group manager
    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? Yes
    Why do you want to run a node in the xx network
    • To protect the privacy of political speech
    • To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
    • To promote quantum secure distributed systems
    • To earn xx coins
    • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
    • To contribute to a promising project
    • To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
    • 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? In a centralized world, one rules and the others have just their eyes to cry. Decentralized world is the future. Power goes back to the people
    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. Quantum resistant, many data will be allowed to be transfered through the blockchain (not only coins), fully anonymous.
    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? GAFAM has not won the war. I'd be proud to be part of the revolution (and I really mean it)
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Not any from the moment the crypto layer is strong enough. centralized systems ? The human factor is the weakness of the system.

    Looks good man! you got my vote :+1:
    Seems to me honest answers!!

    Great app…has my vote!

    Nice app. You get my vote.