Orange Node Application 11821027247, submitted on 07-23-2020

Respondent ID 11821027247
Application Date 07/23/2020 11:40:03 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Saint-Peterburg
Applicant State/Province Saint-Peterburg
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russia, English
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Associate Degree
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Saint-Peterburg
Node Province Saint-Peterburg
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Elrond, Fuse, Fusion, aurad, idex, orbs
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Easy to configure and run a node
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I do not know
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. I do not know
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 50
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100MB, maybe up to 1GB
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100MB, maybe up to 1GB
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), I am constantly configuring and deploying servers
Specs CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3800X, GPU: ASUS DUAL GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 1815MHz 8192MB 15500MHz 256 bit EVO V2, SSD: Patriot Memory VP4100-1TBM28H
Why do you want to be a node?
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Other (please specify)
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Friends from WingsDAO recommended
Are you an active member of those communities?
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? don't know yet
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. No
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? Yes, To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations, To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, 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? if there is no confidentiality, then they will soon begin to judge us for our thoughts and put in prison... =)

As long qas you can meet the server specs (Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements) you have my support :+1:

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This person is a real DevOps professional, and will be a valued addition for XX network, we (Wings Stiftung) are vouching for him.

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Seems like a strong candidate.