Orange Node Application 11839844761, submitted on 07-28-2020

Respondent ID 11839844761
Application Date 07/28/2020 5:49:50 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Waterloo
Applicant State/Province NSW
Applicant Country Australia
What languages do you speak? English, Afrikaans
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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 Sydney
Node Province NSW
Node Country Australia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Theta
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? More visibility on node performance/uptime etc. compared to all nodes and suggestions for improvement.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? time
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. USD 0.185/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?` 8
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 15
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100
In what type of environment would this server be located?
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter?
Why do you want to be a node?
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
Are you an active member of those communities?
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:
Would you be interested in helping to lead the development of the next xx network community?
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network?
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?

Could you upgrade your connection to meet the speeds set out in the Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements?
Also, a few more completed answers would be helpful.

I trust those who bought XX coins

We need some info on your ability to meet the required HW / bandwidth…it would not make sense to accept underspecd nodes when the demand on CPU/GPU/connection is increased in the upcoming upgrades of the network.

Fill out rest of form along with HW specs. Also, can you upgrade bandwidth?