Orange VI Node Application 12292432622

Respondent ID 12292432622
End Date 12/31/2020 6:07:39 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 coldlake
State/Province ab
Country Canada
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) english
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) air weapons system technician canadian armed forces
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale?
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City coldlake
Node State/Province alberta
Node Country Canada
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
    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?
    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? 600+ (will be upgrading internet)
    What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 45
    Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running.
    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). 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?
    Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
    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? david chaums involvement inspires me, and i am highly interested in block chain technology and in decentralization
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? family member
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
      Are you an active member of those communities?
      What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? decentralization, block chain technology
      Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? pi network
      Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?
      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. 4 hours
        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 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
        • 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?
        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. the combination of praxxis and elixxr
        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? everyone deserves the right to their own privacy, coming from a fundamentally moral stand point.
        In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

        Would be nice to know what hardware your planning on running?

        Decent application let us know what kind of hardware you expect to run. Are you going to run node spec from the site recommendations? If so then I’m cool with you. I’ll check back for an answer!
        I also like more Canadians getting involved eh!

        Clarity on HW and you have my vote.

        Good application, like everyone else says hardware and looks good to go!

        Similar with everyone regarding hardware.

        Solid application, looks like an inspired candidate!

        Liking what is see u got my vote

        Looks good to me!

        If selected this is the hardware I plan on running

        CPU Ryzen 3800, GPU RTX 2080 super, Ram 32gb, Corsair MT600 2TB

        That’s great. You have my full support. Good luck with the process.

        Good response and like the HW. Fully supporting you. All the best.

        my support

        If they can meet HW reqs has my vote

        You have my vote

        Yes for me