Orange Node Application 11847634454, submitted on 07-30-2020

Respondent ID 11847634454
Application Date 07/30/2020 11:01:05 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Purmerend
Applicant State/Province Noord Holland
Applicant Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? Dutch, English
What is your occupation? Precious Metals dealer
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Purmerend
Node Province Noord Holland
Node Country Netherlands
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Easy install and update
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Technically
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. No clue
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 16
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 60
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? Interested
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Richard Olsen from Lykke
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Speed ux tokenomics
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Loki and lightning
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Dutchblockchaincoalition
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: Community Management Other: Telegram moderator
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. Weekly on my website
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, 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, It’s one of the mega trends this decade
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Middle
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. Just want to contribute in an early stage
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? The network should be accessible for everybody without leaving a trail of data which can or might be used against you. Maybe not now but the environment can change quickly
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? For now I do see only opportunities

Could you upgrade your download speed to meet the minimum requirements?

Similar to above, if you could upgrade you download speed?
Also could you detail the specs you have, or would hope to have, running?