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  • Today’s show is a [rerun]{重映}.

  • I [tracked down]{追踪} one of the [founders]{创建者}.

  • the creation of the internet itself was a [collaboration]{合作成果}.

  • Then they could send stuff [back and forth]{来回的}.

  • ARPANET.

  • it was really very [bare bones]{梗概,本质,不加渲染的}

  • this was [enormous]{庞大的}.

  • a little [catchall]{笼统的话} called dot-com.

  • And the thing that’s crazy about it is that this little [quirk]{怪癖,巧合}, it ended up having really big [consequences]{结果,重要性} for the internet because think about it.

  • Flickr.com/ fliker

  • big changes are [afoot]{进行中的}

  • There are [settlers]{移民}.

  • And they’re new land [barons]{分封贵族} with big dreams hoping to strike it rich.

  • We meet the dreamers and a [skeptic]{怀疑论者} who thinks more land may not be better.

  • It’s supposed to be like an [impartial]{公正的} [caretaker]{看门人} for internet names.

  • CARTOON:”The Dot Has Friends,” starring this little [animated]{有生命的} smiley dot thing that goes flying around in a rocket ship.

  • She was a [contractor]{承包商} doing IT work.

  • in the [basement]{地下室}.

  • in the basement of the [Pentagon]{五角大楼}, in the [dungeon]{地牢} with the - where the rest of us [peons]{苦工} work.

  • [incessant]{持续不断的} conversations

  • If you buy dot-kids, you could [pledge]{承诺,保证} to make it totally kid-safe material.

  • The only thing that’s left is something with a [dash]{破折号} or maybe three dashes and a couple numbers in it.

  • His mom and some [fraternity]{友爱} brothers are helping him out. His [contender]{竞争者} to take on dot-com is dot-xyz.

  • X-Y-Z, it’s [universal]{普遍的}, yet [abstract]{抽象的} and [catchy]{易记的}.

  • I was [tempted]{引诱}.

  • a [land rush]{土地暴动}

  • huge [swaths]{一长条地} of land

  • a [billboard]{广告牌}

  • long and [convoluted]{错综复杂的}

  • So this is the happy vision for the future of the internet - a cleaner, more [spacious]{宽敞的}, better organized place.

  • Thomas Bradtke (ph) saw this [anxiety]{焦虑} firsthand.

  • general [counsels]{建议,劝告} for brands

  • They absolutely thought it was the worst because they already spent, you know, millions of dollars [patrolling]{巡逻} and [policing]{警卫} dot-com and protecting their brand.

  • it was [anathema]{令人厌恶的东西}.

  • It was kind of an [unsavory]{难看的} ratio

  • When U.S. settlers headed west, people picked out land that is still just [tumbleweeds]{蒲公英}.

  • from a bottom line [perspective]{观点}