Orange X Node Application 12612095080

Respondent ID 12612095080
End Date 04/29/2021 12:02:41 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 Saint-petersburg
State/Province
Country Russia
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Russian
What is your occupation? Privacy/Security
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 16+
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 Saint-Petersburg
Node State/Province Saint-Petersburg
Node Country Russia
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? it is difficult to say, since I have not yet delved into the process of studying in more detail
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? there are no such problems
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? 98
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0,03$ per 1 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?` 50
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
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. iqdata.center
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)? CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X GPU: GeForce RTX 3070 RAM: Kingston 32Gb Storage: SAMSUNG 970 PRO 1ТБ gateway storage: SAMSUNG 860 EVO 250ГБ
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
Why do you want to be a node? This is a cool project that I want to take part in.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Idea of ​​data privacy
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? only truebit
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:
    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 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 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
    • 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? Distributed networks are in a way, a conglomeration of small centralized networks. It consists of multiple Nodes which themselves are miniature versions of centralized networks. Decentralized networks consist of individual nodes and every one of these Nodes are capable of independent decision making. i come from distributed networks to decentralized 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. i care about resistant feature
    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? During covid 19 epidemic, human right is severely violate by the government. And Twitter, Facebook and mass media also control how people watching, reading, writting and sharing information. we need an infrastructure to protect individual from the organization and i do hope xxnetwork could be a best tool for us in the war with these beast.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? It can break the safety of both decentralized system and centralized system
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