How I Became Addicted to an On-Demand Gig

I quickly discovered that Postmates was a genius at luring me back online

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WWhen I look back on the two months that I spent as a delivery courier in Los Angeles, my grandmother’s familiar words of wisdom come to mind: “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Whoever coined this phrase clearly lived several decades before the birth of the…