Andrey Sidorenko

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   "As you know people, as you learn about things, you realize that these
   generalizations we have are, virtually to a generalization, false.
   Well, except for this one, as it turns out. What you think of Oracle,
   is even truer than you think it is. There has been no entity in human
   history with less complexity or nuance to it than Oracle. And I gotta
   say, as someone who has seen that complexity for my entire life, it's
   very hard to get used to that idea. It's like, 'surely this is more
   complicated!' but it's like: Wow, this is really simple! This company
   is very straightforward, in its defense. This company is about one man,
   his alter-ego, and what he wants to inflict upon humanity -- that's it!
   ...Ship mediocrity, inflict misery, lie our asses off, screw our
   customers, and make a whole shitload of money. Yeah... you talk to
   Oracle, it's like, 'no, we don't fucking make dreams happen -- we make
   money!' ...You need to think of Larry Ellison the way you think of a
   lawnmower. You don't anthropomorphize your lawnmower, the lawnmower
   just mows the lawn, you stick your hand in there and it'll chop it off,
   the end. You don't think 'oh, the lawnmower hates me' -- lawnmower
   doesn't give a shit about you, lawnmower can't hate you. Don't
   anthropomorphize the lawnmower. Don't fall into that trap about
   Oracle." -- Bryan Cantrill