Orange VI Node Application 12257778254

Respondent ID 12257778254
End Date 12/14/2020 9:12:34 PM
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 Medicine Hat
State/Province AB
Country Canada
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, French
What is your occupation? Software Development
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
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 Medicine Hat
Node State/Province AB
Node Country Canada
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? good software & communication
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? nothing
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
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. $0.06800 per kilowatt hour.
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
In what type of environment would this server be located? Office
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). SHAW / TELUS
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:
Why do you want to be a node? Interested in xx.network
How did you originally hear about the xx network? xx collective
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Discord
  • Facebook
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? the team
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? no / not yet
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? medicine hat college blockchain presentations
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: experience creating video
  • Group messaging curation / management (telegram, whatsapp, etc): yes
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. i am experienced in graphics and video production. have not made audio yet.
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 protect the privacy of political speech
  • To promote quantum secure distributed systems
  • 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
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? multiple nodes instructing each other vs not instructing one another
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? privacy is something we give-up when we use most technology, this why it is important for our future
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?
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Hey, I know your father but I didn’t know what your specific credentials were with graphic and video design and programming. Very cool.
Wow love this application bro! So nice to see guys with technical credentials getting involved with the community! I’m definitely going to mention this to the node fam in discord. You got my vote!

Wow great application. Could be a real asset to the platform/group. Meet HW you have my vote. Best of luck.

This is a solid application and the 1st I’ve seen in a while. Well done.

You got my vote. Good luck

impressive application! Meet specs and you have my vote!