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Leah Callon-Butler

Leah Callon-Butler, a CoinDesk columnist, is the director of Emfarsis, a consulting firm focused on the role of technology in advancing economic development in Asia.

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How the Play-to-Earn Industry Can Rebuild Better After the Ronin Attack

Now is the time for Axie Infinity leadership and solidarity from the competitive crypto gaming industry, CoinDesk columnist Leah Callon-Butler writes.

Now is the time for Axie Infinity leadership and solidarity from the competitive crypto gaming industry, CoinDesk columnist Leah Callon-Butler writes.

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The Metaverse Opportunity for Artists

With contributions from Filipino-American rapper Allan Pineda Lindo, the First Mint Fund helps mint NFTs for aspiring artists in Southeast Asia. Leah Callon-Butler meets volunteer-manager AJ Dimarucot.

With contributions from Filipino-American rapper Allan Pineda Lindo, the First Mint Fund helps mint NFTs for aspiring artists in Southeast Asia. Leah Callon-Butler meets volunteer-manager AJ Dimarucot.

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Sipher’s Alain Dinh on What’s Next for NFT Gaming in Asia

Developed in Vietnam, Sipher is a casual-fighting game inside the Sipheria virtual world. Leah Callon-Butler discusses the project with head of partnerships Alain Dinh.

Developed in Vietnam, Sipher is a casual-fighting game inside the Sipheria virtual world. Leah Callon-Butler discusses the project with head of partnerships Alain Dinh.

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Into the Metaverse With CyBall’s Tin Tran

As part of our series looking at the development of the metaverse in Southeast Asia, Leah Callon-Butler talks with the co-founder of CyBall, a football-themed, NFT-based blockchain game with a play-to-earn model.

As part of our series looking at the development of the metaverse in Southeast Asia, Leah Callon-Butler talks with the co-founder of CyBall, a football-themed, NFT-based blockchain game with a play-to-earn model.

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Crypto Twitter’s Misdirected Furor Didn’t Fix the Travel Rule

Following a community uproar, Trezor nixed plans to integrate AOPP, an open-source protocol for proving wallet ownership. The rollback changed nothing and FATF’s travel rule still bedevils users.

Following a community uproar, Trezor nixed plans to integrate AOPP, an open-source protocol for proving wallet ownership. The rollback changed nothing and FATF’s travel rule still bedevils users.

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Most Influential 2021: Trung Nguyen

The CEO of Sky Mavis, the company behind Axie Infinity, is a reclusive genius. Here’s how the “play-to-earn” phenomenon got started.

The CEO of Sky Mavis, the company behind Axie Infinity, is a reclusive genius. Here’s how the “play-to-earn” phenomenon got started.

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Some Filipino Merchants Prefer Payment in Axie’s SLP

Hoping to benefit from the success of the blockchain game, merchants in the Philippines are now accepting Axie’s Smooth Love Potion (SLP) token.

Hoping to benefit from the success of the blockchain game, merchants in the Philippines are now accepting Axie’s Smooth Love Potion (SLP) token.

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How Axie Infinity Creates Work in the Metaverse

A cute NFT pet game called Axie Infinity is currently raking in more protocol revenue than Ethereum and Bitcoin. Filipinos are benefitting.

A cute NFT pet game called Axie Infinity is currently raking in more protocol revenue than Ethereum and Bitcoin. Filipinos are benefitting.

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Artists Who Now Make a Living Because of NFTs

For artists living in remote parts of the Philippines, the rhetoric of NFT empowerment isn't empty buzzwords.

For artists living in remote parts of the Philippines, the rhetoric of NFT empowerment isn't empty buzzwords.

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