Pilgrim’s Picks for August 14
Today’s edition of Pilgrim’s Picks comes via a Mac Mini. No, I haven’t made the switch to a Mac yet, but giving it a test run.
- Techdirt reports that a substitute judge lost his position when it was discovered his MySpace profile listed personal interests as “Breaking my foot off in a prosecutor’s ass … and improving my ability to break my foot off in a prosecutor’s ass.”
- Business Weeks looks at the difficulty start-ups have in securing a memorable domain name.
- Do social networks make for good IPOs? Classmates.com is about to test the waters with a $125M IPO–you can bet Facebook is watching the outcome closely.
- Google and Microsoft want to make it easier for you to control your health information–and line their pockets at the same time.
- TechCrunch points out that Alexa’s rankings are officially crap. They say YouTube is more visited than Google!
- Google’s Matt Cutts tells us that you can now request Google review your site for malware.