Orange IX Node Application 12529718592

Respondent ID 12529718592
End Date 03/28/2021 9:59:54 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 Kaunas
State/Province Kaunas
Country Lithuania
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Lithuanian
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Vilnius
Node State/Province Vilnius
Node Country Lithuania
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
    What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I have never operated any node by myself. I have only helped others to setup their nodes. Good documentation, good explanation of basic setup parameters, stable code is very valuable. Hope to see it.
    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. 0,12 Eur\kwhs
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 40
    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). Telia
    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)? amd 3700x, samsung 980 pro 1tb nvme, samsung 870 evo 500gb, nvidia rtx 3070, corsair 32gb ram
    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? seems to be such a real thing, offers lot of new features that others do not have, open for newcomers, does not need big investments and launches soon. I would be glad to setup and run my own node for
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
    • Discord
    • BetaNet Forum
    Are you an active member of those communities? No
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Wallet, payments, chat apps.
    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)?
    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. Hope occasionally to initiate discussions on some topics at discord channels.
      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 promote quantum secure distributed systems
      • To earn xx coins
      • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
      • To contribute to a promising project
      • 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? Very fast platform that guards privacy and is superior secure platform.
      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. Very fast platform that guards privacy and is superior secure platform. Open platform to everyone.
      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? Same principles as GDPR states. To protect me from harmful actions against me.
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? They will decrypt my encrypted information without any permission from me without my private key. They will decrypt my passwords, my files stored in the cloud service provider, my messages from chat provider etc. In decentralized systems they will need more efforts not only to decrypt, but to do the job to collect my encrypted information from all decentralized points, to merge it into single decryptable thing and then decrypt. Good mixing in decentralized systems can make quantum decryption infeasible.

      You have my support.

      GDPR doesn’t protect you (if it did, you wouldn’t be here).

      Other than that, the application is fine.