Before the Internet became the domain of companies like Facebook and Google, it was filled with unique, independent websites often run by a single person. Things like homepages, and forums for fans of anything you can imagine, from Star Trek to trains. Many of these websites are still around, and are surprisingly popular and very heavily trafficked.
Burnout is a state of physical and mental exhaustion that results from excessive stress and constant overwork. It can result in reduced output, cynical or bleak outlook on projects and feeling helpless, hopeless and with no way out. Burnout is also a widespread but rarely spoken-about issue in tech.