Orange XIII Node Application 12809908102

Respondent ID 12809908102
End Date 07/10/2021 6:24:31 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. 12618632582
City/Town Cricova
State/Province
Country Moldova
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Romanian, Russian, English
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 Cricova
Node State/Province
Node Country Moldova
For which networks have you ever operated a node?
  • Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
  • Other (please specify): Thorchain, HOPR, Polkadot, NYM
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Handy dApps.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Nothing prevents me from operating an xx network node.
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 670
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 530
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. I pay 35 USD per month
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 85
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). Arax
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. No
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)? AMD Ryzen 5 3600x , Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080, Kioxia Exceria Plus 1TB NVMe SSD, 64RAM
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? I have only positive feelings about this platform. I want to support David Chaum and to tell him that I share his values as a person and a developer.
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
  • BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Byzantine fault-tolerant consensus - Praxxis & cMix technology - Elixxir. As far as I can see, these are two separate projects that have been merged to create a platform. I would like to explore them in more detail.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? NYM and Polkadot
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? No
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 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
    • 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? In distributed networks hardware resources Spread across multiple data centers. It’s owned by the network provider. And in decentralized ones Resources are owned and shared by network members/participants.
    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 is the most ethical network. The architecture, economics, and governance of the network are subordinated to one goal - to democratize and decentralize the system as much as possible.
    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? This is the only way to deal with the state and corporations that have unlimited power.
    In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? If we reason like that, quantum computers are a threat to any system. Banks and other government institutions would be the first to suffer.
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    Nice experience and good answers. I vote yes

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    It’s good

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    I vote yes!

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    +1

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    You are a good applicant . You get my vote

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    Good, I like this application. My vote!

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    Nice application

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    I vote

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    Nice application. :+1:

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    I like answers

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    Seems pretty good

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    @Vladdd @Fillek @FairyTail @xxfreedom @crunch @Neo Thank you

    @Boichuk @animar @Robbie84 @Doctorwhoo2 @Gotos Thanks

    Thanks for replying and saying thanks to your voters

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    Good enough

    Decent application

    I vote yes

    Decent application