Gig Economy

How I holed up for the holidays with Netflix, RedMart, SingPost

With food delivery and YouTube, a person could lock himself up in solitude, ignore the festivities and emerge unscathed

Introverts, anti-socials, shut-ins, rejoice - the last decade was just preparation.

In the new decade, it will be possible to stay indoors every day, if it pleases you. People will turn up at the door with food and other necessities of life as long as you pay your electricity and Internet bills and have a working credit card.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 05, 2020, with the headline 'How I holed up for the holidays'. Print Edition | Subscribe