Orange V Node Application 12081738986

Respondent ID 12081738986
End Date 11/13/2020 8:04:31 AM
language en
If you have previously applied to be a node please provide us with your application ID. Second-time applicants will be highly considered. You can email us at [email protected] if you don't know your application ID.
City/Town Cluj-Napoca
State/Province Cluj
Country Romania
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Romanian
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Accountant
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 Cluj-Napoca
Node State/Province Cluj
Node Country Romania
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): None
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? None
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1 GBs Cable Fiber Connection
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1 GBs Cable Fiber Connection
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 90
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. I think it will be reasonable considering I'm from Romania and the equipment won't recommended isn't a big consumer of electricity.
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 30
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). RCS-RDS Digi (Romania)
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? No
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below: Getting the hardware is not I problem, if I will be selected I can get a node running in 1-2 weeks maxmium. I will probably go for a 3600X and a RTX 2070.
Why do you want to be a node? A mate of mine told me about xx, I want to help, to invest and possible make a some money.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The xx network might become something revolutionary in 5-10 years, and I want to be part of it.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Nope.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Nope.
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:
  • 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:: No
  • Livestream/broadcast video content: Yes / Not Comfortable
  • Group messaging curation / management (telegram, whatsapp, etc): No
  • Forum management for Bitcointalk: No
  • Forum management for Reddit: No
  • Forum management for Discord: No
  • Other forum management: Yes / Comfortable
  • Meetup group management: No
  • Other: No
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 protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
  • 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
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? I think the xx network is something new that can eventually change things.
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? I think privacy has something to do with freedom, and online, day by day our privacy diminishes. Big corporations shouldn't have our data and track our behaviour.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

Meets the criteria.

I support you !

Good application…saying yes.

Why you want to buy 2 GPU’s?

Hello, didn’t think I said that i will buy 2 GPU’s, planning to get a RTX 2070 or 2070 Super if I get picked.

Allright, so long as you meet the requirements than you have my vote.

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