Orange Node Application 11839588151, submitted on 07-28-2020

Respondent ID 11839588151
Application Date 07/28/2020 5:44:33 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Valencia
Applicant State/Province Valencia
Applicant Country Spain
What languages do you speak? Fluent in English and Spanish
What is your occupation? Biotech and Pharma
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Doctorate or other terminal degree (for example, PhD, EdD)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Valencia
Node Province Valencia
Node Country Spain
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? SmartCash Masternode
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? To do not disconect often and remain stable
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I can't think of any
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. 0.1 Euro per 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?` 100
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? 300
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 AMD Ryzen 5 3600x, 1TB SSD PCI, GeForce RTX 2070, 16 GB RAM
Why do you want to be a node? To earn xx coin rewards and be part of such exciting project
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I am very interested in projects related to privacy. I am curious about Elixxir and Praxxis, and also would love to try the xx messenger.
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)? no
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: .
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. 1 post per 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 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? I like decentralized networks like BTC and Monero
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. to offer real privacy for human communications
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 has become very important after recent scandals from facebook sharing private information with big companies. We need to protect our information.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? decentralized systems are more difficult to compromise, as you will have to attack several targets. On a centralized system, you will have to compromise only the central/main target.

You have my support :+1:

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You got my vote .
Valencia and the hub to Ibiza Mallorca is a very important strategic place for a node.


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Go candidate.

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Thanks for your support! I am not gonna lie guys, can’t wait to hear the final verdict.

Looking forward to be part of the xx network. My PC is counting the days to become an Orange Node! :grin: :grin: :grin:


It’s a great community that works very well. Any support…there is always someone to help. I’m sure you will get the green light. Good luck!


Que tal? Felicidades! I am the brother from ruby lounge. Nice to have you on board! :+1::raised_hands:


Hey Robbie thanks! I am so excited, lets enjoy the ride!!