Orange IX Node Application 12507842270

Respondent ID 12507842270
End Date 03/20/2021 5:13:37 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 Tomsk
State/Province Tomskaya oblast
Country Russia
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) russian, english
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) FPGA development, Digital signal processing in radio communications
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 Tomsk
Node State/Province Tomskaya oblast
Node Country Russia
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): KeepNetwork, Mina, Solana
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Really decentralization(XX node more suitable for running in own hardware, not in any data centers). Best privacy for XX network users. Fast transactions with small comission
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Our government policy, maybe)
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100Mbitps now (can improve it up to 500Mbitps if change provider)
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100Mbitps now
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 91
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 2.56RUB/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?` 51
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). TransTelecom
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)? Ryzen 9 3900PRO (12C/24T), 64GB RAM, GeForce RTX3070, NVMe Samsung 970PRO 1Tb
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 am interested in blockchain technology and interested in tech side of node running. Besides it good opportunity to earn xx coins for future
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
  • BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I think that projects such as XX-network will be the next step in the development of blockchain technologies and adoption. Used principles well be good protection from quantum cryptoanalize
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Mina Protocol, Solana
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:
    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. 1-2 blogpost monthly
    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 promote quantum secure distributed systems
    • To earn xx coins
    • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
    • 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? In decentralized networks there is no governance center, distributed networks - have no centralized body, but controlling from one center. Вecentralization looks as our desired future
    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. Values: people's digitall privicy, true decentralization and easy-to-use. Fast blockchain protocol with user data and metadata protection, with protection against attack by quantum computing.
    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? Because technology penetrates deeper into our lives and now privacy is becoming equal personal freedom
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Quantum computers - its big problem for all computing/communication systems, decentralized and centralized.

    I support this application.

    Good. Take my voice.

    great! we need more companions!

    My vote!

    Я поддерживаю!