Orange Node Application 11854400858, submitted on 08-01-2020

Respondent ID 11854400858
Application Date 08/01/2020 6:47:56 AM
Application Language English
Applicant City Smolensk
Applicant State/Province Smolensk
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? russian, english
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? 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 Helsinki
Node Province Helsinki
Node Country Finland
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? NuCypher, Regen, Kava, Solana
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I like to see improvement of better scalability, security and performance compared to previous nodes.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? None
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. 0.13 eurocents
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? 1000 megabits
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000 megabits
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Yes (please describe), I have deployed nodes on my servers in many datacenters.
Specs CPU:Ryzen 7 3700X, RAM: 64 GB: DISKS: 2x1 TB SSD NVMe Software RAID
Why do you want to be a node? I think this project is promicing and I want to invest to it.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram, Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? I like a privacy goals of the xx network.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? I'm active patricipant of the telegram node operators groups of the other networks such as Plasm, Matic etc.
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. 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 earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? At the distrubuted network nodes are connected with each other and with the center, at the decentralized network there is no center and nodes could be gropped at the local subclusters.
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. Many current blockchain solutions are not providing a privacy level which could be provided by the xx network protocol.
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 future internet Privacy could be broken by the government and corporacies, so it need to be protected.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? The quantum computers will be a threat to the systems which are using asymmetric cryptographic algorithms, so quantum-safe algorithms will be needed for the secured network.

Are you be able to add the required GPU to the server?

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Great application.

Yes, of course.