Orange X Node Application 12547011971

Respondent ID 12547011971
End Date 04/04/2021 4:44:43 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 Felgueiras
State/Province Porto
Country Portugal
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Portuguese, english, Spanish
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) IT Teacher
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Master’s degree (for example: MA, MS, MEng, MEd, MSW, MBA)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Felgueiras
Node State/Province Porto
Node Country Portugal
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? Never supported. First time.
    What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? The major setback would be not being approved in here.
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100mb
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 100mb
    What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 75
    Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 20€ to 30€. $25 to $35.
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 25
    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). Vodafone
    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? My basic training is systems engineering. I have already worked in a warehouse and performed maintenance on several industrial clients.
    Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? No
    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 will start from the zero.
    Why do you want to be a node? I want to know the mining world and initiate in criptomoney.
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
    • Facebook
    Are you an active member of those communities? No
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? It's new in the market, such as me.
    Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? None.
    Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? None
    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:
    • Livestream/broadcast video content: Online teaching
    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? Yes
    Why do you want to run a node in the xx network
    • 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
    What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? Decentralized network still have hierarchy. I'm mostly in distributed networks.
    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. Mostly equalises every nodes. They all are important. I will be important in this network.
    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? The internet concept is the opposite of privacy. For things to work we must have some privacy. We must start somewhere.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? No threat. Evolution is a constant. the former can take some advantage, that's all. The massification of quantum computers decentralizes power.
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    Do you think you can provide more uptime?
    For the rest, I like it

    We need to see if you can provide better uptime. Perhaps you didn’t understand the question. Otherwise decent overall application.

    Clarity to the above questions would be helpful