Search has got to be the most masculine of the Internet business spaces, a fact revealed by the endless preening over size and speed more reminiscent of the auto industry than the traditionally female owned information retrieval space (madam librarian!). This is much evidenced in the latest show of peacock feathers by Google and Yahoo…
How Many Pages in Google? Take a Guess – New York Times
“In response, Yahoo issued a statement saying: “We congratulate Google on removing the index size number from its home page and recognizing that it is a meaningless number. As we’ve said in the past, what matters is that consumers find what they are looking for, and we invite Google users to compare their results to Yahoo Search.””
Sound familar ladies?