Violet Node Application 11634376566, submitted on 05-25-2020

Respondent ID 11634376566
Application Date 05/25/2020 06:36:31 PM
Applicant City Kyiv
Applicant State/Province Kyiv city
Applicant Country Ukraine
What languages do you speak? English,Russian,Ukrainian
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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 Amsterdam, NY, Helsinki (or any other needed location)
Node Province
Node Country I can run a node in different locations
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Harmony, AVA, Near
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? The main issue is stable operation of a network
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? 100
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. I'll use VPS services
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 1000Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? VPS services (Google Cloud, Vulrt, etc.)
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
Specs I'll use Google cloud VM instance with needed parameters
Why do you want to be a node? It's an excellent experience
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Discord
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? The best way to learn about the project is to become a part of it.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Harmony, AVA
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? not yet
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: Community Management Other: Mostly user support
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. I can do it, if it's required. For example, twitter updates on bi-weekly basis.
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 earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, 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?


Expert applicant, worthy candidate. It would have been nice to have answers to all the questions though…