[SunHELP] How do you interpret this?
markbenson at mac.com
Thu Dec 20 03:59:45 CST 2012
On 19 Dec 2012, at 13:27, hike wrote:
> The first quote is found in a document to investors meaning, "I know we're
> losing money but it's going to turn around next year." Good, old Larry is
> Covering His Ass (CYA). Whether he really believes this is anyone's guess.
... and wether anyone believes him, well.
"We'll improve, next quarter!" - it's the start of bad things IMHO, but then again they have been slowly downsizing and integrating Sun and that can't have been cheap.
> If you study/read business theory, you may be aware of the "Sociopath"
> business model. Ricky Gervais' "The Office" (both UK and US) is an example
> of this model A good description of this model is found at the following
> web page. (Enjoy!)
Weird. It looks like, well, like nearly every major tech company ;)
> If you google the name "Oracle", you will find many definitions. According
> to one Oracle employee, O R A C L E is actually an acronym. The meaning is
> "One Rich A** Called Larry Ellison"
I have adopted an official phrase concerning Larry:
"Larry Ellison? F*** Him." :P
I'm pretty sure that spells out my opinion of him.
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