Violet Node Application 11651834019, submitted on 05-30-2020

Respondent ID 11651834019
Application Date 05/30/2020 7:49:03 PM
Applicant City Vilnius
Applicant State/Province N/A
Applicant Country Lithuania
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? Bachelor’s degree (for example: BA. BS)
Did you purchase xx coins in the xx coin sale? No
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Vilnius
Node Province N/A
Node Country Lithuania
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? FULL failover support without double slashing and so on. this seems to be a problem everywhere. so we setup for example two XX nodes. in two differect geolocations. and sleep well
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an xx network node? might be server costs. time will show.
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. 0.12eur
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 300Mbps
In what type of environment would this server be located? Datacenter
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? Am runing many rented server currently.
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published xx network BetaNet Node specifications (found here)?
Specs cpu is epyc. only question left is GPU.
Why do you want to be a node? its what I do.
How did you originally hear about the xx network? Twitter
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? Privacy probably what matters most now.
Outside of xx network communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? just business stuff. not some "chatting" person. I like doing my job and am not some community guy
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? some crypto related only locally. nothing big. and noing to be proud of 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:
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. Not sure yet. Would need to touch the code and see
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 protect the privacy of political speech, To earn xx coins, To contribute to a promising project, To reverse the political centralization of legal, police, and military organizations which favor the wealthy and powerful
Other Reasons Love validating promising projects.
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?
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Interesting application, though somewhat incomplete.