Orange IV Node Application 12127671552

Respondent ID 12127671552
End Date 10/31/2020 5:59:55 PM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID.
City/Town Lelystad
State/Province Flevoland
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? Dutch,English
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Woodworking
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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 Lelystad
Node State/Province Flevoland
Node Country Netherlands
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? None
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500
    What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 97
    Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 23 eurocents for 1 Kwh.
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 65
    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). KPN
    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? Asrock B550M Pro, Kingston 32gb, AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB, GeForce RTX 2070
    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? A friend of mine told me about this project and it got me very interested.Not only the reward but also to be part of this project.It has amazing features.
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
      Are you an active member of those communities?
      What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? That you have true privacy and it can be used like a normal app. Meta data shredding is also a fantastic feature of the xx 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:
      • Other: Groupleader of worksman
      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? reviewing 2
      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 contribute to a promising project
      • 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? It is much safer to have a network decentralized because 1 centralized location has multiple negative effects. (mis)use of data is I believe the biggest threat.
      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. Protection against stealing our information. Micro payments as well. That is very handy!
      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? Free speech is a basic right.Just as water and food.
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Hacking would be instant with that kind of power. That's scary. What leaves that for our children??

      Good application man!

      Excellent form…has my vote!

      Very well done!