New Yorker profiles Sheryl Sanderg, Facebook, and gender politics in the Valley

To put it another way, Facebook is trying to come up with an approach to organizing the Internet that’s entirely different from what Google has done. Google’s answer to “best Thursday sitcom” has long been determined by algorithms that analyze billions of Web pages—the so-called wisdom of crowds. Facebook will try to guide you through the preferences of your friends.

Being a typical male, I’ll zero in on the explanation of the differences between Google/Facebook, but there’s a lot more in this article, especially on the oft-discussed male/female divide in Silicon Valley.