New-age careers: Meet the drone pilot and the blockchain entrepreneur

Some Singaporeans are pursuing jobs which are alien to past generations

Ask Ms Daphne Ng what she does for a living and the 37-year-old will give you a somewhat vague answer involving buzzwords such as "technology", "solutions" and "platform".

She is not being evasive - she gives her parents the same answer - it is just easier than describing what she does. Ms Ng is a blockchain entrepreneur.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 23, 2018, with the headline 'New-age careers'. Print Edition | Subscribe