Orange IX Node Application 12461461672

Respondent ID 12461461672
End Date 03/04/2021 9:38:50 AM
language ru
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID. Second-time applicants will be highly considered. You can email us at [email protected] if you don't know your application ID.
City/Town Kazan
State/Province Tatarstan
Country Russia
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Russian
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Kazan
Node State/Province Tatarstan
Node Country Russia
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
  • Other (please specify): Graph
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I cannot yet know how xx works from other blockchains.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nothing
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? 400
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 65
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.05$
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). https://www.kazgorset.ru/
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it. Nodes will not be allowed to run on Hetzner. If you do, you will not receive compensation.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? I currently supervise the health of 5 services on AWS and 3 on Google.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, rtx 3070, 64 ddr4, nvme 1 tb
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? I like the crypto industry in general and I want to be a part of it
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Very decentralized messaging network
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Previously the Graph
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:
  • Instructional video content: Created several training videos
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. Yes, I can make some short videos for teaching purposes
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 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 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? A distributed network helps to share resources and capabilities. A decentralized system is one that requires several third parties to make their own independent decisions. Of course we are in the middle, but we wanted to be closer to 2.
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. An independent cryptocurrency with protection against quantum attacks, it has the ability to linearly scale. Also includes technologies elixir and praxis
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? If there is no privacy, then why cryptocurrency at all? Everyone should have the right to anonymity in their statements and actions, of course, if they are not illegal.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Quantum Secure Hash allows you to be protected from quantum attacks. And the xx network will be independent from one state.

Nice HW and good application. You have my vote.

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Very good application. Got my vote too

+1 from me! :+1: