Violet Node Application 11637627831, submitted on 05-26-2020

Respondent ID 11637627831
Application Date 05/26/2020 2:36:11 PM
Applicant City Zheleznovodsk
Applicant State/Province Stavropolskiy kray
Applicant Country Russia
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? Associates degree (for example: AA, AS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Zheleznovodsk
Node Province STavropolskiy kray
Node Country Russian
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? NKN, SOLANA, SHIPCHAIN
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Snapshot,Easy installation
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Did not met
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. 0.05$
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 90Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Vultr, Digitalocean, Linode, OVH, REG.RU and other
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
Specs CPU - 8 core 16 threads, ram 48 GB DDR 4, RTX 2070, SSD 1 TB
Why do you want to be a node? I’m always interested to learn something new.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Facebook
Are you an active member of those communities? Yes
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Variations of its application
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, but I would like to
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: Group messaging curation: Yes, at the moment I am the administrator of the Russian-speaking group in the telegram Chromia
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. Depending on the workload of the main job
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 protect private personal communication around health and lifestyle issues from mass surveillance and abuse by centralized organizations, To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To undo the centralization of the internet by big tech companies, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
Other Reasons I am always interested to get acquainted with something new for myself.
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? The authorities of different states tighten control over confidentiality. People should have the right to their confidentiality and boundlessness!
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? In my opinion, there is no such threat so far, I think it will not appear soon.

Might be a worthy betanode runner. Connection speed somewhat below minimum requirements (100 upload / 100 download Mbps), though. Could you upgrade?