Orange VI Node Application 12271188372

Respondent ID 12271188372
End Date 12/19/2020 7:22:26 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 Santpoort-Noord
State/Province Noord-Holland
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) dutch, english, german
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) director
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 Santpoort-Noord
Node State/Province Noord-Holland
Node Country Netherlands
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Monero
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? less updates.
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? 100 (upgrades planned mid 2021 for Fiber up to 500 mb/s)
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100 (see 14)
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. 20 cents/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?` 98
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). (may switch to Fiber ISP)
If your server is located in a Datacenter, please specify the name of the company hosting it. n/a
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: n/a
Why do you want to be a node? I'd like to support and enhance true privacy in multiple facets of our (digital) life and simultaneously prevent further power shifts towards tech-oligarchs.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? the metadata shredding capabilities and the independent node operators.
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)? Not yet.
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 private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
    • To contribute to a promising project
    • To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
    • 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?
    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? because it enables the same fair basic human rights user independent. It fights the classifications of users.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

    Good application but can you answers the last 3 questions?
    Updating to fiber is perfect.
    You got my vote

    Great application. Has my vote.

    A very good application. You have my vote. Good luck!

    Looks good but what about the HW? For the rest looks oke

    I can.
    Required hardware as per indicated spec. will be purchased directly after confirmed/approved application.

    See above reply.