Orange VIII Node Application 12427713536

Respondent ID 12427713536
End Date 02/28/2021 2:53:08 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 Dublin
State/Province Dublin
Country Ireland
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Russian, Latvian
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Dublin
Node State/Province Dublin
Node Country Ireland
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Privacy, Quantum and Proof technology, Fast transaction, Much less energy consumption
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? high energy cost
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 250
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 250
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 98
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.12€ per Day, 0.06€ per Night
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 33
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). Virgin Media
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. N/A
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Previously had deployed CentOs and other linux-type OS on datecener dedicated servers
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? AMD Ryzen 9 3900x / Nvidia 3070 / 2x1Tb NVMe SSD, 63GB RAM, Smart UPS
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'm crazy about quantum computing and happy to be part of this future lead technology
How did you originally hear about the xx network? world of mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? as im previously mention crazy about quantum technology and everything related to it.
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:
  • Instructional video content: Had experience
  • Livestream/broadcast video content: Yes, lead multiple projects in Zoom, Teams and Google meets
  • Group messaging curation / management (telegram, whatsapp, etc): Whatsapp
  • Meetup group management: Yes
  • Other: Facebook groups
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. 1-2
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 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? decentralised it has not central governments and Im fully support decentralised network
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. As per my best knowledge XX Network has unique privacy system and consensus protocol
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? Personal information and finance data is most valuable information for any company. The next generation marketing is mainly based on user personal identification and prediction modelling. I truly believe that its up to the individual to control own privacy
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Quantum computers can easily hack SHA256 and other algorithms on which all existing crypto and security is built.

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Take my support!:+1:t2:

One of the priorities for xx network is to not require power hungry computers. Your grandma can run a node in her living room.

Looks good, especially we have not much nodes from UK/Ireland atm.

Seems to be a strong applicant! Well done on the answers provided.