Orange VII Node Application 12330309988

Respondent ID 12330309988
End Date 01/16/2021 7:50:52 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 Gatineau
State/Province Quebec
Country Canada
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, french
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Retired
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? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Gatineau
Node State/Province QC
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? None
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1GB
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1GB
    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. $0.12/KWh CAD
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 65
    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). Bell
    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)? AMD Ryzen 9 3900X- RTX 3070 - 32 Mb Ram - NVme 1 TB 970 Pro
    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: nope
    Why do you want to be a node? After watching the XX Network video on Youtube, I like the views and the security, therefor make it become more accessible, more secure, more mainstream.
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
    • Twitter
    • Discord
    • Facebook
    • BetaNet Forum
    Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? the Security, the vision
    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)?
    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. a few, im retired
      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 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
      What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? i'm new and learning lots about decentralized network and leanning twards that side
      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. Quantum Security is certainly the best asset that XX Network has
      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? Too many prying eyes already i'd like my private life back
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? The threat is coming sooner rather then later with the speed computers are running will be able to break codes within minutes and get information required to steal and use information

      Wow what an application, perfect


      :slight_smile: :+1:

      Fantastic application.

      Friggin great application with great HW specs. It’s a yes for me.

      very good application. It’s a go for me.

      Looks great :heavy_check_mark:

      Dont understand why the rest say:‘whoah super application’ but everything looks good.You have my vote.

      Hardware, speed and time to commit. Sounds good to me. You have my vote.

      everything looks good.
      you have my vote

      Would be lucky to have you. +1 :ok_hand: