Violet Node Application 11627505805, submitted on 05-22-2020

Respondent ID 11627505805
Application Date 05/22/2020 02:11:54 PM
Applicant City Gatineau
Applicant State/Province Quebec
Applicant Country Canada
What languages do you speak? English, French, Spanish
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Gatineau
Node Province Quebec
Node Country Canada
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Not applicable
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? None
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? 80
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. $200
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 80
Connection speed 400Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
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)?
Specs Intel core [email protected]
Why do you want to be a node? Interested in the project and willing to see it succeed.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Bitcointalk
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? BetaNet Forum
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The decentralization and Quantum computational protection.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? No
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. Bi-weekly updates
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 promote quantum secure distributed systems, To earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies
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?

Good applciation but are you able to update the hardware to conform to the revised Betanode hardware requirements?