Orange Node Application 11838887878, submitted on 07-28-2020

Respondent ID 11838887878
Application Date 07/28/2020 1:49:03 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Mountain view
Applicant State/Province Ca
Applicant Country United States
What languages do you speak? English
What is your occupation? Private banking
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Mountain view
Node Province Ca
Node Country United states
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Xrp
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Efficiency
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? N/a
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. Not sure
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? Unlimted
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? Unlimted
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 Very string comp
Why do you want to be a node? Love the project
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Chris Larsen
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
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?
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? 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?

Got my vote :+1:

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I’m pretty new to running nodes but want to help contribute to this project in any way possible. I first heard about through Chris Larsen a few years and was extremely intrigued by what the team here was trying to accomplish.


You have my vote.