Orange Node Application 11826513324, submitted on 07-24-2020

Respondent ID 11826513324
Application Date 07/24/2020 1:06:57 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Lisbon
Applicant State/Province Lisbon
Applicant Country Portugal
What languages do you speak? Portuguese (native), English (fluently)
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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 Lisbon
Node Province Lisbon
Node Country Portugal
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Cudo Miner
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Computing power - I only have a MacBook Pro
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 30
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0,18EUR/kWh
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 0
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 50Mbps
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Specs Mac Book Pro 3,3Ghz Dual-Core Intel core i5, 16Gb RAM
Why do you want to be a node? XX Coin is a very interesting project.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? xx collective
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? privacy
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)? Consensus, Blockchain world
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? No
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network? 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 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, Financial inclusion
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I believe in decentralization but conscious that the human beings are not altruistic by instinct.
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. quantum resistance and metadata-shredding
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? privacy leads to Identity that leads to universal financial inclusion.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? quantum computing is a threat for all Sha-256 based systems

You would actually need to upgrade your upload speed and your hardware to meet the minimum requirements, could you do it?


No, I’m afraid not. This is the laptop I use for work.

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