From taxi rides to hot meals, couriers and crowdsourcing, there's no doubt that we're living in the age of on-demand. Mobile technology has enabled us to source thousands of goods and services at the swipe of a fingertip, whether they're from around the corner or the other side of the world, as and when we need. This radical shift in consumerism and provision of services has only been made possible by an equally radical shift in the way we work, resulting in the birth of the gig economy.

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