Orange XI Node Application 12681100665

Respondent ID 12681100665
End Date 05/23/2021 7:12:30 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 Gothenburg
State/Province Vastra Gotaland
Country Sweden
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English, Urdu, Swedish
What is your occupation? IT
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? 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 Gothenburg
Node State/Province Vastra Gotaland
Node Country Sweden
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? This would be my first node.
    What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nothing that I am aware of.
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 150 Mbs
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200 Mbs
    What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 99
    Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.18 kWH euro
    On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 48
    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). Th1ng
    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? Linux, MySQL, Apache, Nginx etc...
    Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? PC with RTX 3070
    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? to be part of the xx community
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
    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?
    Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Cardano, Mina, Polkadot
    Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? just online
    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: Have a youtube channel for Physics enthusiasts
    • Livestream/broadcast video content: Teaching assistant for online university course helping video broadcasting
    • Group messaging curation / management (telegram, whatsapp, etc): Family and friends whatsapp group
    • Forum management for Reddit: Gothenburg Expats group
    • Meetup group management: Gothenburg Science and Philosophy Enthusiasts
    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. Not now but later on I can make youtube videos
    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
    • To protect the privacy of political speech
    • 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? A distributed network is still a centrally controlled network and run by authority while decentralized networks are democratic networks controlled and run by communities.
    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. It is the only quantum secured blockchain.
    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? A privacy breach is an emerging problem for the future world and as privacy is a fundamental human right; privacy by default is crucial for all futuristic internet applications.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? Future versions of quantum computer might break current encryptions in practice and that is why I think it is important to forsee and plan for that catastrophe. Therefore I am eager to become part of the xx comunity.

    Solid - my vote

    looks good, please make sure the other hardware parts meet requirements

    Good application, you have my support.

    Looks great! Spread the word in Sweden! :+1:

    This is a great application. Fully support you.

    Hi! Great application. My only concern is regarding the upload bandwidth. I think it might be not enough. Do you have any chance to get another internet alternative?

    Solid application form and good location. You have my support

    Good application!

    My vote!