Orange Node Application 11839213584, submitted on 07-28-2020

Respondent ID 11839213584
Application Date 07/28/2020 3:43:51 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Llanelli
Applicant State/Province Carmarthenshire
Applicant Country United Kingdom
What languages do you speak? English, Polish
What is your occupation? Operations Manager
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Llanelli
Node Province Carmarthenshire
Node Country United Kingdom
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Monero, Helium, XYO, ADA
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Well, need to run the node first to answer that question
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? none
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. electricity per kWh is 14.37p
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? up to 400 Mbit/s
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? up to 400 Mbit/s
In what type of environment would this server be located? Other (please specify), Office
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), Own work place
Specs Intel® Xeon® E3-1270 v6, 32 GB RAM 1,000 GB NVMe SSD,
Why do you want to be a node? To promote and support the xx that I believe will be great thing
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Coindesk
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord, Facebook, LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Protects against attack by quantum computing
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Helium, XYO, darknodes, theta, sonm, chainlink
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. depends of the requirements needed. Fully flexible
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 promote quantum secure distributed systems, To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
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?

Are you able to add the GPU to the hardware setup?
Please see the Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements :+1: