Orange Node Application 11829809127, submitted on 07-25-2020

Respondent ID 11829809127
Application Date 07/25/2020 4:51:20 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Kirovgrad
Applicant State/Province Sverdlovskaya obl
Applicant Country RU
What languages do you speak? Russian, Belarus, English
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Vilnius
Node Province
Node Country Lithuania
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? DASH, EOS, Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Tezos, pocket,kusama,akash
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? It would be cool to encounter less bugs and errors in the code in comparison with other platforms.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? When I first heard about xx network, there was not much time left for registration. Would be cool to have longer period of time for newcomers to apply and get vetted.
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. approx 0.12
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 100
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 250
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300
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), Used to work in university. Often needed to deploy hardware servers in "mini" datacenter.
Why do you want to be a node? 1. I have experience enough for it, 2. I have interest in such projects, 3. I have a lot of time, that I can dedicate to guarantee 100% uptime and stability of my node
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram, Discord, BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Consensus mechanism, that differs greatly from those used on other networks.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Trying to focus on node management.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? NONE
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 earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, 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?

A strong candidate. You have my vote.

Thanks Bulldog. It seems your vote was not enough… What did my application lack? I am ready for any improvements that I’d be asked.

Filled out all questions and equipment specs.