Violet Node Application 11645597100, submitted on 05-28-2020

Respondent ID 11645597100
Application Date 05/28/2020 3:08:08 PM
Applicant City Narva
Applicant State/Province
Applicant Country Estonia
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 4-7
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 Narva
Node Province
Node Country Estonia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Ethereum (ETH, ETC, etc)
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? Decentralisation,speed,query support
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? Required stake
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. 0.8 cent | kwh
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator?` 61
Connection speed 1000Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Already have datacenter and mining pool
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
Specs I7-8700, gtx1080, 2 TB drive, high speed network
Why do you want to be a node? Support the potential of the project for publishing, collectibles and digital assets
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Telegram
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? Privacy application for data publishing in various verticals
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? follow ethereum, tezos, vechain, nucypher
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? crypto invest summit,consensus
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: ccg groupe
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. 3-5 articles
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 help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, 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? Decentralized operates regardless of a central authority. Centralized depend on authority nodes managed by the chain originator.
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. Lower hardware requirements and better ability to conceal identity such as it, metadata,etc
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? Trust and trade are the foundation for all social structure. Identity and privacy are both requirements.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? To protect fundamental human rights and check abuse by centralized control structures such as governements.
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You seem a potentially strong candidate! Would you be able to upgrade your hardware (for instance GPU) to meet the Revised BetaNet Node Hardware Requirements?