Orange VII Node Application 12317483124

Respondent ID 12317483124
End Date 01/12/2021 8:41:27 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 Surrey
State/Province BC
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) Metal shop instructor.
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Surrey
Node State/Province BC
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? Other than my comment to work, I see none.
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 900 gb
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 900 gb
    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. Approx. 8 cents
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 12
    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. Nodes will not be allowed to run on Hetzner. If you do, you will not receive compensation.
    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)? I most of the required hardware, such as CPU I-9-9980xe, GPU 3060, ram 16 but will upgrade and add whatever is required if selected to be a node runner.
    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: No
    Why do you want to be a node? For me and my families freedom of rights! To participate is a project that will lead the community to privacy and control of our data.
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    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? From what I have seen, there are no other platforms such as this...not even close. The other thing is having the ‘God Father’s’ involvement. Speaks volume of this project.
      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)? No
      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 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? One is controlled by an individual(s) or entity(s). The other is spread out across the global with single point of control.
        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 focus on anonymity and integrity, Quantum resistance, David Chaum, a pioneer in the world of cryptography and digital currency
        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? Censorship kills creativity and with that the free mind, our human expression and innovations.
        In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Difficult question: The threat of breaking cryptogtaphy and its blocks with retroactive effect exposing crucial data.

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        Very good application. I say yes.

        A very solid application. You have my support.

        Great application, count my vote yes.

        Have my vote good job

        Looks oke

        Good stuff! Has my vote

        Looks good got my vote

        It would be a profit if you were chosen

        Great application. Hope to see you chosen!

        my vote

        Good to go for me

        Nice application. Yes for me

        Good application, you have my support.

        With HW update, you have my vote.

        Good to go! Yes