Violet Node Application 11627966705, submitted on 05-22-2020

Respondent ID 11627966705
Application Date 05/22/2020 04:27:07 PM
Applicant City Samara
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russian
What is your occupation? Full-Time Node Operator
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
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 Samara, Kazan
Node Province
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Cosmos, Polcadot, Celo, Plasma, Solana, Regen
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? First of all, you need to familiarize yourself with what you already have, and I think during the test you will receive feedback.
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node?
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. 0,1
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
Connection speed 300Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Own room with 2 power lines and 2 providers.
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Rental only
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
Specs CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, RAM: 64GB DDR4, Storage: 2TB Professional High Speed NVME
Why do you want to be a node? I think the project has great potential, and I want to be part of this project.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Newsletter
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? Runing node
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Celo, Regen, Coda, Solana
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:
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. 1-2
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?
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?
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