Technology has allowed any one in today’s world to be a high quality content creator, and there are many examples of YouTubers who have become very successful with producing videos for their niche audiences. However, unlike traditional content creators who have downtime between projects to reflect and recharge their creative energy, YouTubers and other online content creators are under constant pressure to continually produce content with no downtime in order to maintain the interest of their audience. Some have even felt the need to push the envelope of their content to maintain audience attention, often to the detriment of their reputation and personal well-being. For their fiftieth episode of SciTech Culture, Steve and Ben examine the issue of no downtime for online content creators and how their own personal experience producing online content has changed over the years in order to find the right balance between producing content, maintaining quality, and taking the time to step away from creating that content to reflect and recharge.
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