Orange Node Application 11840977663, submitted on 07-29-2020

Respondent ID 11840977663
Application Date 07/29/2020 2:12:49 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Kirovgrad
Applicant State/Province Sverlovsk
Applicant Country Russian Federation
What languages do you speak? English, Italian, Russian
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
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 London
Node Province
Node Country GB
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc), Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Monero, solana celo nerve
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I am satisfied with everything, that you did and how you did it.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I hope running an xx node is not gonna consume too much time.
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 99
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 8rur
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 99
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200-250
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 400-600
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), used to work in IT sphere a lot. it was done on daily basis.
Specs 3900x with enought ram and space by specs. no gpu yet. will add if needed
Why do you want to be a node? I am for quite some time in this businnes and try not to miss such solid projects like xx network.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Facebook
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram, Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? All the features that XX network develops and offers to the crypto world.
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? No
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 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?