Orange IX Node Application 12467519321

Respondent ID 12467519321
End Date 03/05/2021 5:27:11 PM
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 Moscow
State/Province Moscow
Country Russia
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Russian, English (not very good)
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
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? 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 Moscow
Node State/Province Moscow
Node Country Russia
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
  • Other (please specify): Mina, hopr
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Reducing the amount of randomness in the network (if the reward or something else depends on this randomness)
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Very high hardware requirements
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1gb\s
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300 mb\s
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. 0,087$ kw\h
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). mgts
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 have experience working with Hetzner and Google Cloud
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? amd ryzen 9 5950x RAM - 64gb (3200) 1TB samsung NVME
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 used to do mining, and it's very boring. It becomes a network node - much more interesting work, and you can get a lot of useful experience
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I am interested in the possibility of gaining new experience in managing a complex node of your network
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? At the moment I am the genesis member of the mina network
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Russian Blockchain Week 2017
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: No, I have no such experience
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. I can make posts on Twitter, shoot small blogs, as well as have a little experience in creating small video content
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 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? Decentralization is a salvation for all people who do not want to depend on states and political regimes
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. It will probably be difficult for me to describe this at this stage of the project
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? Personally, in my state, online privacy is the little that the government has not yet been able to restrict or prohibit
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I think that quantum computers can carry a 51% attack risk for all types of networks

Hello. I would like to clarify the specification of my equipment a little. At the moment I have a GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 3070 Gaming OC 8G. I also have the opportunity (if necessary) to upgrade any part of the server.
I am also ready to answer any of your questions, please write. And vote for me=)


good condidat, I support

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you old Moscow men…

Do you like ZaMKAds people?

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Of course, I want to move ZaMKAd myself

Looks good to me

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What GPU you have or will purchase?
Conditional on that being equal or better than min req’s, I support this application

Edit: OK, I saw “RTX 3070” in answers. I support it now.

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Nice application. Yes for me

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Thank you for voting for my application

:+1: :+1:

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If you still have questions, ask them. Well, or you can just write something=)