Violet Node Application 11650383960, submitted on 05-29-2020

Respondent ID 11650383960
Application Date 05/29/2020 11:52:52 PM
Applicant City Da Nang
Applicant State/Province N/A
Applicant Country Vietnam
What is your occupation? Software Development
How many years experience in your field? 8-15
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? Yes
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Chicago
Node Province Chicago
Node Country United States
What kind of improvements would you like to see in xx network nodes vs. previous nodes you have supported? I want to see the performance, energy efficiency, and especially how the nodes will operate the network together
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? To be honest, I think costs for run a node is one of the biggest impediments. But im willing to join and support XX network from the beginning. We have purchased $25k worth xx tokens
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. 300
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 400Mbps
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)? No
Why do you want to be a node? I want to support the network. Im strong believe in David. I spent $25k to purchase at the token sales
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Word of Mouth
Which current xx network communities are you a member of? Twitter, Telegram, Facebook, LinkedIn
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the xx network platform? It's privacy and the smooth UI when using with xx messenger
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? Im also joining OST (Simple token), ZQL developer communities
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? IOHK Summit
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: I have been working as a moderator for OST community telegram groups
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. At least 1, I would say
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 promote quantum secure distributed systems, To earn xx coins, To help build David Chaum's vision of a decentralized world, To contribute to a promising project, To help build true digital cash to fuel a decentralized economy, To reverse the political centralization of legal, police, and military organizations which favor the wealthy and powerful
Other Reasons I also want to increase the value of the coin too because Im purchased a lot of xx coin
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? sitting in the middle. I think the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks is, decentralized networks will be operated by community, not by a single entity while distributed networks usually operating by a single/multiple entities
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. It's the privacy. And the scalability. But im learning more. As a developer I also want to see a good UX/ developer friendly as well.
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? it is critical and no coins seems solved this problem. but I think xx network and xx messenger will.
In your opinion, what threat, if any, do quantum computers pose toward decentralized systems? What about centralized systems? No i dont think so. Decentralized systems will never be harmed by any computers because it is being operated by communites.

Worthy application.