Orange VI Node Application 12275720099

Respondent ID 12275720099
End Date 12/21/2020 4:37:00 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 Aveiro
State/Province Aveiro
Country Portugal
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Spanish, Portuguese.
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Business woman - OTC in Brazil
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
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 Aveiro
Node State/Province Aveiro
Node Country Portugal
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I would like to have a more decentralized network and I believe that the xx network will provide me with this.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? High cost of energy in Portugal.
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500 mbps
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100 mbps
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. $40 per month
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 80
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). Vodafone
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? I already worked teaching computer classes for teenagers in Brazil.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? Core i9-10900F, rtx2070 super, 32 gb ram, SSD 1tb m.2
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? I have been following the project and I believe it is promising, so I am interested in being part of the network as a whole.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? A friend.
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
  • BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy and a complete network.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? No.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Websummit Lisbon, Labitconf (Uruguai) and Bitconf (Brazil)
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:
  • Meetup group management: Meetup group management: Yes, I am one of the organizers of a crypto meetup in Porto(PT)
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? Yes
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 promote quantum secure distributed systems
  • To earn xx coins
  • To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world
  • 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?
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?
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Great application. It’s fine for me

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Good! :+1:

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Great application. I say yes.

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My vote is yes.

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Great application. Like this.

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