Finance

The fast, loose (and lucky) life of a crypto anarchist

Australian Financial Review
Fri, 29 Oct 2021

The fast, loose (and lucky) life of a crypto anarchist
Sergei Sergienko has crammed a lot of life experience into four decades, and is the first to admit he’s not always been a squeaky-clean operator. (Image: Sergei Sergienko)
Australian Financial Review
Fri, 29 Oct 2021
Sergei Sergienko’s house says a lot about his crypto philosophy: there is next to no wastage. He plans to buy two bitcoin mining machines – basically boxes stacked with computer processing power – and bolt them to the side of the house in Kellyville, Sydney.From the mining machines he wants to run two cables: one to the roof where it draws energy directly from the solar panels there, the other to the pool, offloading the excessive heat generated by the constant mining. Like most crypto players who have spent time on the e...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Law & Regulation
Court keeps prominent family's commercial dispute under wraps
Victoria Young | Wed, 10 Aug 2022

The proceeding alleges breaches of the Companies Act and breach of contract.

Markets
Analysts watch for faltering economy in August earnings
Dan Brunskill | Wed, 10 Aug 2022

Reporting seasons begins in earnest next Monday when Contact Energy reports its full-year results.

Law & Regulation
Commerce Commission will use beefed-up fines to chase non-notified mergers
Greg Hurrell | Wed, 10 Aug 2022

The Commerce Commission says it will not let bygones be bygones when it comes to issuing fines and even winding back uncompetitive company mergers it wasn't told about.

Sponsored
A clearer path to the cloud

Step-by-step cloud transition can bring benefits, experts say.

Sponsored
Energy of the future: Why we need innovation

The Tomorrow’s Energy Today conference is looking at ways to develop a clean, affordable and reliable energy future, says Brendan Winitana, chair of the Sustainable Energy Association New Zealand (SEANZ).