Orange IX Node Application 12470552635

Respondent ID 12470552635
End Date 03/07/2021 11:45:46 AM
language en
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 Munich
State/Province Bayern
Country Germany
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Italian, English, German
What is your occupation? Software Development
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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 Munich
Node State/Province Bayern
Node Country Germany
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): Joystream, Desmos, Agoric, Near
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Easy install and more important easy monitoring and alert system. I would like to understand if something is going south and fix it.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I need time to buy the proper hardware. If i get accepted i get to it. I would still love a powerful GPU for my Deep RL experiments
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200mb
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200mb
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 98
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 49 Euro
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 58
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). Pyur
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? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? 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: I will buy what i need
Why do you want to be a node? I am interested in this project. It is a pity i came to it too late
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Just the word quantum computing is driving me towards the project.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Yes. Near Joystream Desmos Agoric I have other in ready to go
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Not yet
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:
    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. No
    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 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 undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
    What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? A distributed network is a network where the systems cooperate. A decentralized network is a system where the info is not owned by one but by many. I would be 1 of the many
    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. the fact the hashing is protected against quantum technology is very intriguing. I have to admit i would require to sit down and do the math by myself to understand but it looks super cool and definitely different
    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? Privacy IS important. And if u share is because you want. And if people can take what they want they can easily control u
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Well normal hashing functions would be easy to break

    Good application.

    1 Like

    Happy to support :+1:

    Bandwidth is good, if you know your hardware requirement, it’s okay. It’s never too late

    Would like to see hardware specs. Otherwise, great application. :ok_hand:

    Good one

    Nice application👍🏻

    HW specs would be great.

    Yes from me

    Please answer the questions asked about the HW

    @Robbie84 sorry for the delay. I did not receive notifications about my application until i was selected.

    As written in the application i do not have yet the hw and i can simply buy what i need.

    Looks good.

    Strong application… the guy sounds like a brainiac! You have my approval as well!

    With Hardware requirements met, a yes from me.