Orange Node Application 11843611367, submitted on 07-29-2020

Respondent ID 11843611367
Application Date 07/29/2020 2:15:58 PM
Application Language English
Applicant City Moscow
Applicant State/Province 99
Applicant Country Russian Federation
What languages do you speak? English, Russian
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Moscow
Node Province 99
Node Country Russian Federation
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Nucypher, Near, Keep, Coda protocol, Certik
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? would hope to see some good documentation for the project also a good community where you could immediately find out important technical points
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? There are always failures with VPS, from which no one is immune
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. I plan to deploy a node to VPS this is on average about $ 50 per month
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? 1 Gbps - unlimited traffic
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1 Gbps - unlimited traffic
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Why do you want to be a node? I like to deal with nodes and like the project xx
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I like the project idea, approach, and team
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? no
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:
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. node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update
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 earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To contribute to a promising project, gain technical experience in managing different types of nodes
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?

Assuming your specs meet the Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements, you have my support.