Orange IX Node Application 12539962695

Respondent ID 12539962695
End Date 03/31/2021 5:04:15 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 Riga
State/Province Riga
Country Latvia
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Russian, Latvian
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Marketing Manager
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
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 Riga
Node State/Province Riga
Node Country Latvia
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? Quantum Secureness and instant transactions, Advanced Privacy technology
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I have no setbacks for node operating
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300
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. €14.20
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 48
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). Telenet
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 was deploying servers at datacenter during my internship and now I want start xx Node at personal home server
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 16 GB RAM 1 TB NMVe SSD NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3070 - 8 GB Dual-band WiFi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
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 have experience in ethereum mining, and I see myself in future in this project, because I really like it
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Advanced Data privacy, Quantum computing, Blockchain use cases
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Solana, Avalanche
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? BlolckchainLV
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.
    Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community?
    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
    What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Distributed networks usually running by community and have many participants, I am on distributed networks side
    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. XX Network has special unique network structure and privacy system. In my best opinion quantum security is best important innovation
    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? User Personal and Financial Data is most important thing in Internet. In the future this problem will be increased and society need more private and quantum secure cryptocurrency
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Centralised systems are vulnerable for quantum computers and banking system also using cryptography for safe sensitive data

    I support you. Have fun!

    I support this application - experience, knowledge and hardware required to run a node are all there

    Good application with some experience it seems. Has my vote.

    Thumbs up for this application :+1:

    Experience is always a plus. Has my support