Orange XII Node Application 12708066423

Respondent ID 12708066423
End Date 06/02/2021 2:57:28 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 Delhi
State/Province Delhi
Country India
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Hindi,English
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Enterpreneur
How many years experience in your field? 16+
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Some school up to Secondary or High School, no diploma
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City New Delhi
Node State/Province New Delhi
Node Country INDIA
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? No experience yet.
    What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nothing at all.
    What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200 mbps
    What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 200mbps
    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. 10 rupees per unit (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?` 15
    In what type of environment would this server be located? my office
    If your server is located in your personal home, please specify the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Excitel
    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)? No
    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: The equipment will be purchased upon application approval
    Why do you want to be a node? To earn xx coins
    How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
    Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
    • Twitter
    Are you an active member of those communities?
    What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? From what i have learnt from a friend is that xx network has a huge potential in the future in crypto and messenger space
    Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? None
    Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Never
    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 earn xx coins
      • 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? As per my understanding, distributed networks are centralized in command but are geographically distributed. However, in the decentralized networks, the authority is not centralized.
      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. xx network offers future proofing and addresses a very common issue of everyday, messaging service. This bundle is a wonderful combination allowing people to use it with or without the cryptocurrency if they desire.
      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? Considering the growing power of the corporations, everyone is trying to protect their data
      In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?

      Good application and geographical bin.

      As long as the node spec meets the recommended spec then I happy with this application. Good to have another node in India!