Violet Node Application 11644221790, submitted on 05-28-2020

Respondent ID 11644221790
Application Date 05/28/2020 8:45:26 AM
Applicant City Vilnius
Applicant State/Province n/a
Applicant Country Lithuania
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? Graduated Secondary or High School, or equivalent
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Vilnius
Node Province Vilniaus apskritis
Node Country Lithuania
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? NyCypher, Meter, CODA, Incognito, Oasis, Cosmos, CELO, Solana
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I just hope, it's gonna work as smooth as possible, without any glitches or bugs in the network
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? None, I want to run a node on your network
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. Free electricity for me
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 20Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
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 Ryzen 7 3700X CPU, 1TB NVME (mirror), 64 GB RAM
Why do you want to be a node? I like running nodes. Have a lot of experience running multiple nodes on many networks. This is just what I'm good at. And I like it.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? New experience and of course a possibility to earn something in the future.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Incognito, CODA, Meter, NuCypher, Cosmos, KEEP, NEAR, Solana, etc.
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Nope
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. No
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, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy
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?

Is your datacenter connection speed really 20 Mbps? Could you upgrade it to meet the Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements?