Award-winning writer and digital storyteller. Specializes in writing about web3, technology, and gaming. Also hosts podcasts and Twitter Spaces.
Forest Interactive Cambodia, Sathapana boost digital payments
It's not often that a bank would focus on gaming and digital entertainment to promote its services. But this is precisely what Sathapana Bank, one of the top financial institutions in Cambodia, is doing by partnering with leading telecommunications company Forest Interactive Cambodia.
DEFED and DeFi: Making it easier to migrate from Web2 to Web3
For all the talk about Web3 revolutionising the way we work and play, the reality is that most people find it hard to understand what blockchain technology is. Not only that, but they also run into problems because Web3 apps (or dapps, which is short for decentralised apps) are not as user-friendly as Web2 platforms.
Irene Zhao: SO-COL to empower content creators via web3, AI
Short for "Social Collectables", SO-COL allows creators and brands to build membership-based communities and offer exclusive content via non-fungible tokens, which it calls collectables.
Why Web3 Games Need Strong Communities to Succeed
Because blockchain technology enables decentralization and asset ownership, players of web3 games are literally stakeholders in the game development company and can vote on the direction it will take.
ChildFirst and Ednovation: Future-proofing preschoolers with AI
Are children ready for a world where artificial intelligence (AI) has transformed human society? This is precisely what Singapore-based ChildFirst Pre-school, a part of Ednovation, aims to ensure with its innovative robotics and coding e-curriculum.
The Playfix Podcast Episode 1: The One About the First Polygon Guild Bangkok Meetup
Playfix Co-founder and CEO Tobias Abdon is the Polygon Mage for Bangkok, and he's casting his spell by organizing the first meetup of the Bangkok chapter of the Polygon Guild on Dec. 8. Joining him in this first episode of The Playfix Podcast are executives from the two projects building on Polygon that are supporting this event: Cryptopia CMO Pichapen Sörum and Affi.Network Founder and CEO Pinaki Sachathamakul. Hosted by Playfix Head of Content Joey Alarilla.
GENSO Online: 15-year-old metaverse game promotes UGC to earn
A metaverse game whose first incarnation came out in 2008, GensoKishi Online (GENSO Online) is now paving the way for the second generation of blockchain games by pushing UGC to earn.
Why brands should turn loyalty programs into web3 experiences
With well-known brands such as Starbucks, Nike, Meta (via Instagram), and Reddit embracing NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and renaming them digital collectibles, web3 could very well become mainstream in 2023.
The Metaverse and the Future of Work
I’m a big believer in the metaverse, and the new jobs that it will create. Which is another reason I love Cryptopia, the metaverse game and virtual city-state built entirely on the blockchain.
Resimax Group taps Marvion for world's 1st digital property membership token
Resimax Group, one of Australia's most dynamic and diversified property groups, has partnered with Singapore-based metaverse blockchain firm Marvion to launch its first web3 brand activation. Through this partnership, Resimax Group is introducing the world's first digital property membership token in the form of digital ownership tokens.
Star Trek, Utopia, and Crytopia: Sam Clark and the Tech Faction
It’s a lot easier to create science fiction with a pessimistic view on technology and the future of humanity. Star Trek, the iconic science fiction media franchise created by the late Gene Roddenberry, is arguably the most notable exception with its optimistic vision of a 23rd century in which humanity has evolved into a peaceful and spacefaring civilization that is part of an interstellar government known as the United Federation of Planets. Or, as it’s simply referred to, the Federation.
Stanible lets celebrities, superfans embrace Web3 via digital collectibles
As K-pop fans like me know, buying a physical album is not just about the music. Otherwise, they could just stream the songs on Spotify or download them from iTunes. While, yes, they also purchase the digital songs, buying the physical album is more important because it’s a way to show their support for their favorite artists while also collecting the bundled photo books, photo cards, posters, and other merchandise.
Albion Online developer bullish on APAC growth
To better address the needs of its growing number of players in the Asia Pacific, Albion Online developer Sandbox Interactive has launched a dedicated Albion East server for the region.
A Founder’s journey from sewing machines to blockchain gaming
When Playfix Founder and CEO Tobias Abdon was around nine years old, he was surprised when his dad came home with a box that had a picture of a sewing machine on it. Little did he know that this moment would have a major impact on his life.
Kyber Network exec: Indonesian nat'l exchange to impact crypto future
When Indonesia rolls out its national crypto exchange this June, the whole world will be watching.