Orange X Node Application 12617521844

Respondent ID 12617521844
End Date 04/29/2021 7:15:18 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. 12450389366
City/Town Moscow
Country Russia
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Russian, English
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Associates degree (for example: AA, AS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group?
Node City Moscow
Node State/Province
Node Country Russia
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): Solana, Swarm, Meter, Spacemesh, Joystream, HydraDX
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? More careful selection of validators to keep nodes running and guarantee network stability
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? I don't know until I try
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 800
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 800
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. 0.06$ Per kilowatt
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 100
In what type of environment would this server be located? Either at home or datacenter
If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Lovitel LLC
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. digital ocean, ovh
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Installing validator nodes
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? AMD Ryzen 9 3900x, 64 GB DDR4, 1 TB SSD NVMe, GF RTX 2080 SUPER, 800 Mbps Bandwidth
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? Receiving a profit. Participation in the development of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
  • Facebook
  • BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Protection of private information
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? casperlab, solana, meter, mina, swarm,radix,agoric
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? solana, agoric, swarm
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 private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
    • 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 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? A distributed network does not have a single center, which increases the resiliency and security of the network, but this network can belong to one organization, which alone will own all the information and can manipulate this network for personal gain. A decentralized network, like a distributed network, implies the presence of nodes in different geographic points, however, no node can control the processing of information alone, all processing is carried out together and all nodes have equal rights. I support the development of exclusively decentralized networks because this guarantees the confidentiality and security of information.
    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. The xx network combines Elixxir’s metadata hiding technology and a quantum secure blockchain with the unique xxBFT consensus engine developed by Praxxis. Abandoning POW and POS is the main difference from existing blockchains, xxBFT technology provides high speed and security while maintaining complete decentralization of the network and, most importantly, requires low power consumption.
    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 stage of human development, there were different types of weapons giving power from a stone to a nuclear bomb, in our time the main type of weapon is information and the Internet as the fastest way to spread it and in order to prevent a catastrophe information should not fall into unnecessary hands.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? At the moment, I do not see ways of developing the technology of quantum computers, but in the near future I will study this issue and then I will be able to give a more structured answer to this question.

    Cool, I like it

    You have my vote

    Thank you, Hariton! :handshake:

    Thank you, Choko! :handshake:

    Nice! You have my support.

    Please clarify where you will run the node pls.

    Thak you, piedpiper71! :handshake:

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    At home, I have ordered all the necessary equipment and it is on the way.

    Sounds good and like the quick reply.

    Good application. You have my vote

    Thank you, Bulldog! :handshake:

    Thank you, Puggly! :handshake:

    Good responses and overall good application.

    Thank you, Patty! :handshake:

    Thank you guys for your support, I have already received a letter of approval of my application :partying_face: