Orange Node Application 11834659316, submitted on 07-27-2020

Respondent ID 11834659316
Application Date 07/27/2020 1:04:30 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Rotterdam
Applicant State/Province Zuid Holland
Applicant Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? Dutch, English, German
What is your occupation? Tech reviewer / business developer
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 Rotterdam
Node Province Zuid Holland
Node Country Netherlands
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Haven protocol
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Easier setup, more efficient on energy, less hardware requirement
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Extreme Hardware requirements
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 98
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. €150 p/m
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 80
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 250
In what type of environment would this server be located? Other (please specify), Office building
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Specs I7, 32gb ram, 1tb SSD, 2070 8 gb Nvidia
Why do you want to be a node? To participate in the network, gain new experiences, earn xx coin
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The private, quantum resistant part
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? XRP
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Blockchain expo Europe in amsterdam
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: Instructional video content: Yes, Meetup group management: Yes
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. Once or twice a 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 earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, Self development
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I think it all depends on who is doing the main development of the network and if the vision is to have others develop on the network, its hard to have both
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?
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Depending on the i7 chip you are hoping to use it seems a good application. Might be worth checking about the i7 though. It was mentioned in the forum before here …

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I trust those who bought XX coins!

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Congratulations! Looks nice and great to have more Dutch who are supporting the network.

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thanks! excited to set it up and be part of this!