Comparing Apples & Oranges with Apples and Oranges

Investigator Dan Fingerman writes:

In light of AIR’s classic article by Scott Sandford on comparing apples and oranges, I thought you might appreciate this. Google has introduced an algorithmic way to compare two items (such as apples & oranges). Google will compare the two items when search terms are entered in the form: compare item1 item2.

Here is the result when Google’s algorithm is asked to compare apples and oranges: