Orange IV Node Application 12082704624

Respondent ID 12082704624
End Date 10/16/2020 10:26:24 AM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID.
City/Town Campo Grande
State/Province MS
Country Brazil
What languages do you speak? Portuguese
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Retired, Trader in Cryptcoins, Computer technician / Hardware
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some school up to Secondary or High School, no diploma
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Campo Grande
Node State/Province Mato Grosso do Sul
Node Country Brazil
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): Noia
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Easier to open the router's ports. Most are ridiculous complicated ones
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Most expensive electricity in my country. We do not frame the cpu to work all the time at 100%
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 10 MB
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 120 MB
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 90
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. $60 per mounth
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
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. No
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? 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: AMD six core 6100 3.30ghz 8 Gb ram Video Geforce nvidea gtx 550TI
Why do you want to be a node? to earn coins, to help the blockchain get rid of the traditional financial system. Because I'm a technology enthusiast
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Newsletter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? it seems to me a serious project being done slowly, most are a waste of time and without foundation
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Noia network
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes, many
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:
  • Group messaging curation / management (telegram, whatsapp, etc): Yes
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? 1
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 earn xx coins
  • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
  • To contribute to a promising project
  • 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?
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?

Can you upgrade your upload speed because it’s too slow ?

Hardware not meet prerequisite. AMD 6100 have almost 10 years, graphic card same.
You need to change all for participate Ryzen 7 2700x, RTX 2700 with 16/32gb ram.
Are you ready to upgrade your hardware ?

Specs can be found on page 3-4 of Beta Node Handbook

Can you meet the min requirements for both bandwidth and HW?

Given the location, I would support the application, if you are willing/able to upgrade your HW and bandwidth.