Orange XI Node Application 12690291804

Respondent ID 12690291804
End Date 05/26/2021 10:10:10 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 Voorthuizen
State/Province Gelderland
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Dutch English
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) student marketing
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some college
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Voorthuizen
Node State/Province Gelderland
Node Country Netherlands
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Other (please specify): non
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported?
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? there are no setbacks for me
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? 95
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0,23
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 5
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. SIT
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)? When i'm chosen to be a node runner i will buy a complete Tower that meet the specifications.
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 don't
Why do you want to be a node? to earn some coins and to be a part off a save messenger
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? No
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy and its a product that everybody needs. When i look at the college, everybody has a phone in there hands. I don't understand there non privacy issues
    Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? no
    Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? not yet
    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
      • To protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations
      • To earn xx coins
      • To contribute to a promising project
      What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? 1. The World 2. Privacy true Decentralized future is the only way to stop megalomaniac Company's that control things by shouting stuff and selling/buying you as a project
      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. There is no other project out there that can bring this value for humanity. I don't believe David Chaum is doing this for money but for freedom Democracy
      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? Because the internet and applications, news,likes,tweets are build to addict your dopamine for the brain. By privacy on the internet the metadata can't addict you to do/buy/talk/radicalization to fake news.
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? 1. It depends on the system and how many nodes it have, i think 2. easy its all on 1 location

      Motivation seems fine to me.
      Just need to understand the datacenter setup: Please explain what you plan to do.
      Colocation at SIT? But you will also buy a tower. Sure you can place a tower at SIT?

      Agreed, clarification on your hardware intentions would be great.

      data center is not really a good choice. However, try to explain what its advantage is and what the specs are

      Mention specs. It’s important