Orange Node Application 11854483309, submitted on 08-01-2020

Respondent ID 11854483309
Application Date 08/01/2020 7:33:13 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? IT
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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 Strasbourg
Node Province Alsace
Node Country France
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc), Stafi, Bluzelle
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I hope xx network node will be fast and easy to maintain
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? n/a
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. 0.30 eur
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 50
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
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 servers at the OVH
Specs Xeon E5-2630, 64 GB RAM, 1.92TB SSD
Why do you want to be a node? I want to involved in the hopefully successful project.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Bitcointalk
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? The xx network platform attracts me by its security and privacy goals.
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)? n/a
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
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Distributed network is a conglomerate of little centralized parts. Decentralized network have many independent nodes. I am prefare decentralized way more.
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. XX network platform will secure a privacy with a quantum-secure coin.
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? Privacy must be secured because internet is carrying to many personal information.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? A possible in future quantum computer could decrypt existing algoritm, and centralized systems which are using that algoritm will be cracked.

Will your VPS or physical server have an RTX2070 or higher GPU?

If the hardware specs can meet the requirements, you’d have my vote :+1: