Violet Node Application 11626285410, submitted on 05-22-2020

Respondent ID 11626285410
Application Date 05/22/2020 03:38:57 AM
Applicant City QUébec
Applicant State/Province QUEBEC
Applicant Country CANADA
What languages do you speak? french
What is your occupation? telecommunication technician
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 QUEBEC
Node Province QUEBEC
Node Country CANADA
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Bitcoin (BTC, BCH, etc)
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? HARDWARE TOO EXPENSIVE
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 19
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. 0.07
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 93
Connection speed 20Mbps
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
Specs
Why do you want to be a node?
Which current xx network communities are you a member of?
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform?
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)?
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:
Why do you want to run a node in the xx network?
Other Reasons
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit?
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?
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems?