Orange IX Node Application 12542531417

Respondent ID 12542531417
End Date 04/01/2021 5:41:08 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 Dublin
State/Province Dublin
Country Ireland
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Lithuania, Russian
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? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Dublin
Node State/Province Dublin
Node Country Ireland
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): Ether1
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Configuration with less hassle.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Price of xx
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200mbs
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300mbs
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 83
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.13
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 33
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). Virgin
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. Hetzner
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Installing vps servers, running, operating
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Ryzen 9 3600, 32gb, sbrent ssd
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? Part of de centralization network which is different and a lot promising. Understand and possibly contribute and as well potentially continue as normal operation.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Influencer Vlog
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Security, quantum security proposition, speed of transactions. Privacy.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Syntropy
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. One/month
    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 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 help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
    • To contribute to a promising project
    • To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
    • 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? Dezentralized no one entity can have control, no option to use as central control. Reliability and strength against controled changes
    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. I still need to study and learn to understand aspects and inside. But quantum security is unique and privacy protection option.
    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? There so many ways where information is misused or used against the source willingness. Privacy is individual right to protect
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I need work with you guys to get knowledge,. Hope to deeply understand

    Why do you want to run in a data center and will you be able to run with the required hardware (gpu)

    Like the applications with the exception of data center.

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    Can you run it at home?

    Agree with Robbie, please specify.