Orange XII Node Application 12784719748

Respondent ID 12784719748
End Date 06/30/2021 9:56:45 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 Kyiv
State/Province UA
Country Ukraine
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) English,Russian,Ukranian
What is your occupation? IT
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? Group (please identify legal organization name & structure)
Node City Dnipro
Node State/Province Dnipropetrovsk
Node Country Ukraine
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
  • Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
  • Other (please specify): Solana, Minter, Bitsong
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? We will see when the node will run stable some time. First of all, are the security and uptime.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nothing
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1gb
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1gb
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. 6-7 cent 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?` 100
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. Local Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? We had co-located servers in several DC in Kyiv, Dnipro and Lviv.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)? AMD Ryzen 9 5900x, 128gb ram, 1 TB SSD NVMe, GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 1 GB Bandwidth 1 Gbps
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? We run nodes in several blockchains. We see xx network to be globally exposed and want to take a part in this challenge.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Twitter
  • Telegram
  • Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Speed and Security
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones?
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? BlockchainUA 2019 Malta Blockchain Summit 2019 Web Summit 2019
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 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 can be decentralized, but decentralized networks are distributed by default.
    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.
    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? Privacy is one of the main stones of freedom.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? When quantum computers become truly available - blockchains will use them to secure themselves. But it is more secure to have quantum-protected technology beforehand.
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    You have my vote! Best hardware!

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    Cool background and hardware! Take my vote!

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    Excellent hardware. Good luck :+1:

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    good specification. my support!

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    Я поддерживаю. Нормальный кандидат

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    Take my voice.

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    i vote! good noder

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    My vote

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    I vote yes

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    Thanks to all for your support!

    for the sake of completeness, answer all optional question too. Specially from people who work a lot with other blockchains that could be interessting :smiley:

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