Orange XIII Node Application 12831355882

Respondent ID 12831355882
End Date 07/20/2021 5:08:58 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 Utrecht
State/Province Utrecht
Country Netherlands
What languages do you speak? (Please separate with commas so we can parse them) Dutch, English, German
What is your occupation? Non-technical Role or Other (please specify)
Non-technical Role or Other (please specify) Nurse
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Utrecht
Node State/Province Utrecht
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? Non
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Non
What is the maximum upload bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 1000
What is the maximum download bandwidth in megabits per second your node can provide? 978
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. 0,21 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?` 0
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). Vodafone
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)? 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: When you approve me as a noderunner i will buy the full specs what is necesessary from the handbook page 3/4
Why do you want to be a node? I would like to join a safe project and make a contribution to a safe financial network and earn some coins.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
  • Discord
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Metadata shredding, 100 procent privacy, and very fast payments
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? non
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:
  • Other: non
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 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 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? More control by individual people instead of control by large multinationals. By running a node i can support the great vision of David Chaum.
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. The added value that i appreciate the most is the privacy of the XX Network as well the speed of the network.
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? Too often companies are collectiong unnecessary user data only for their own use, but not for the good of the user. In order to make people feel safe when using the internet. Privacy by default should be the goal of all compagnies.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? By using quantum computers the power will be with only a few, decentralized systems and give the power to many.
1 Like

Good , Yes

You have my vote!

Looks good to me!

Thanx for your support!

that is good

Good application overall.