Orange VII Node Application 12368692645

Respondent ID 12368692645
End Date 01/31/2021 8:13:28 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 Zeewolde
State/Province Flevoland
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Dutch English
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Chef Cook
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 Zeewolde
Node State/Province Flevoland
Node Country Netherlands
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? This would be my first time
    What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? non
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 500
    What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 97
    Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.21 cent 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?` 5
    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). KPN
    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 will buy the Hardware if i become a node!
    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 i don't
    Why do you want to be a node? I have 2 small children and the world seems to be more digital, i'm a little bit scared what will happen in the future so running a node is my share in more privacy for everybody.
    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? No
      What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Power to the people and not with tech companies. they pull the plug if they don't like a thought or opinion.
      Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? no Just got interested in Crypto projects
      Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? no i would like it.
      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:
      • Other: private cooking with people at home
      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 earn xx coins
      • To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
      What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? The difference is the power,control,of the 2 options. decentralization is the way to go, but hard to change be course people don't now any alternatives.
      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, transparency,speed, scalability,mobile use. i have not seen any project like this. some have 1/2 points off this, but miss the other aspects.
      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? privacy is not a option its a right. So very imported and crucial for the future.
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? then your right on privacy will be narrow and your thinking and behavior can be predicted. By centralized systems if they get inn and steel information they have direct from many people all there data.
      1 Like

      :slight_smile: :+1: :wink:

      I say yes…i support you.

      Please clarify the HW you would use.

      Good application you have my vote

      Like what I see. Has my :white_check_mark: