|End Date||04/17/2021 1:20:52 PM|
|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.|
|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)||Doctor|
|How many years experience in your field?||16+|
|What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed?||Doctorate or other terminal degree (for example, PhD, EdD)|
|Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale?||No|
|Are you an individual or a group?||Individual|
|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?||A good community driven network with sound communication and reaching the milestones according to the schedules.|
|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?||950|
|What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide?||950|
|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.||.12 kw|
|On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?`||30|
|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)?||Running a gaming rig: CPU Ryzen 7 2700x, GPU 3070, 64GB -3600mhz Crucial ram, MP600 pro 2tb memory, Asus X570-P motherboard|
|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?||When I was told about this project with much enthusiasm, I couldn’t help myself from researching it. What I found was both extremely interesting and hit home for me. This technology and incredible potential and from the research I’ve done David Chaum has put together a very sound team. I would like to be part of this ecosystem and contribute where I can.|
|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?||Yes|
|What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?||The scalability, speed, privacy and what the overall goal is. I like what this network represents.|
|Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?||I was but am no longer. Solana|
|Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)?||Yes in Vancouver|
|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||
|What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?|
|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.||Too many network platforms are not what they state they are. Yes there are many new one and more to come. But the fundamental fact is none really provide a full security and privacy. This is where I believe XX will be and can be different and thrive.|
|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?||Each of us should have the right to our own privacy and controlling or metadata not by governments and corporations.|
|In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?||It’s hard to say at this stage. However, I do feel that we should be prepared for it because if we are not, I cant imagine what the outcome would be.|
Nice application. I vote yes
Application looks great. It’s a yes for me
Great application with experience, very good bandwidth and HW. You have my support.
This is a yes for me. The hardware, bandwidth and application look great.
Specs all good good application overall got my vot
Your application looks pretty good and you seem to have a decent quality PC to run the nodes. I am impressed that you can spare 30 hours of your time as a doctor. Keep it up.
I support you
Checks all the boxes. Good application. Yes vote from me.
Looks good, you have my support
Thank you for your support.
I appreciate your vote of support.
I appreciate your vote.
Thank you for your vote.
Your support is much appreciated.
I am very excited to be part of the community and giving back some of my time is the least I can do. Thanks for your support.
Grateful for your vote.
Thank you . I appreciate it.