Orange Node Application 11819999648, submitted on 07-22-2020

Respondent ID 11819999648
Application Date 07/22/2020 10:27:20 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Belo Horizonte
Applicant State/Province Minas Gerais
Applicant Country Brazil
What languages do you speak? Portuguese, English , Spanish
What is your occupation? Businessman - Bitcoin OTC in the Brazil
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Belo Horizonte
Node Province Minas Gerais
Node Country Brazil
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Better performance
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? High cost of energy in Brazil
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 90
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. $40 per month
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 75
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300 mb/s
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300 mb/s
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), I have worked for over 10 years in the IT field with specialization in networks.
Specs Core i7-10700k, rtx2070, 32 gb ram. SSD 1tb m.2
Why do you want to be a node? I've been following the project since the beginning of 2019 and I see enormous potential, I would like to be participating in this project in all ways.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
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? A complete network and privacy
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? No.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes, Labticonf 2014, 2018, 2019. And several others in Brazil, and in some I was the speaker.
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: Meetup group management: Yes, I am one of the organizers of a crypto meetup in my city.(
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. No
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, 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?
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.
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?
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

Looks good to me :+1:

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Thanks for the opportunity. I’m already online.

I like the application too but still would like to have a opinion on the last four questions ;=)

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Agreed snapo84