Orange Node Application 11853809004, submitted on 08-01-2020

Respondent ID 11853809004
Application Date 08/01/2020 12:58:41 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Chisinau
Applicant State/Province Chisinau
Applicant Country Moldova
What languages do you speak? Russian, English, Italian, Romanian
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Chisinau
Node Province Chisinau
Node Country Moldova
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Hardware monitoring, e.g. temperature
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Can't thing of any at the moment
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. 12 cents 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?` 2
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100 Mbps
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 300 Mbps
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), well not exactly "datacenter" but I've assembled my pc by myself
Why do you want to be a node? I think it is a great learning opportunity
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? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The way it solves scaling problem and in general distributed networks are interesting
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? I'm involved in
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: I've recorded several tutorials using tools like
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 contribute to a promising project
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I think the main difference is about control/ownership, a network might be technically distributed but owned by a single company
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. The value proposition is the technical scaling solution + quantum resistance
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? I think privacy on the internet goes hand in hand with democracy. Absence of privacy facilitates totalitarianism
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? I know about the fact that quantum computers will make https becomes obsolete, so it is more about encryption in general I guess, regardless of the fact that the system is centralized or decentralized :-?

You have got my support :+1:

Mine as well :+1:

Mine as well.