Orange IX Node Application 12503333494

Respondent ID 12503333494
End Date 03/18/2021 1:41:04 PM
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 Chisinau
State/Province Chisinau
Country Moldova
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Romanian, English, Russian
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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 Chisinau
Node State/Province Chisinau
Node Country Moldova
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? One click install solution if technically feasible
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? 1000
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.1$kw per hour
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 1
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). Orange, Moldcell, Arax or Starnet
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've set up several servers for my company in a mini datacenter, VMWare Windows machines for remote work; This doesn't not mean that I don't know Linux ;)
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? I will actually buy the exact minimal requirements from here https://xx.network/blog/revised-betanet-hardware for the node; I have many existing machines that are good candidates for a the gateway :)
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: nope
Why do you want to be a node? I really like the project, it looks to me that it has it's own place in the Blochian space. Also I don't mind earning some money out this :)
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Coindesk
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Facebook
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The ability to run run dApps on it
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)? Nope
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: Yes
  • Livestream/broadcast video content: Yes
  • Group messaging curation / management (telegram, whatsapp, etc): No
  • Forum management for Bitcointalk: No
  • Forum management for Reddit: No
  • Forum management for Discord: No
  • Other forum management: Yes
  • Meetup group management: Yes
  • Other: TedEx Chisinau
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't estimate right now but I do want to send updates to my dev community at least on a monthly basis
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 help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
  • 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? Distributed networks have multiple points of decision making while decentralized networks have the data distributed with a common processing method
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. Quantum security is something that only xx network addresses from the get go
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? As the time passes our life is more and more on the internet and at the same time with the increase popularity of social networks, IoT, driverless cars, the privacy decreases. Somehow we should aim at keeping the level of privacy that we have in non digital world.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Quantum computers will eventually be capable of breaking https by brute force
2 Likes

Nice application…you have my vote!

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It’s okay if you know your hardware need

Great application. Good overall knowledge. A yes from me!

+1 :raised_hands:

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