Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

Oracle is the #1 law firm in Silicon Valley. Strangely, they seem to have a software side business.



Hence the Larry Ellison trade, a cousin of the Bob Rubin trade. Rent-seeking behavior in software development.

Wall garden, vendor lock, license, and litigate for every LOC. Make customers pay for technical debt by dumping more exotic spaghetti code.

Larry Ellison's way of doing business is about him and what he receives at the bottom line. The customer is an after fact in the sales funnel. A resource that needs to be milked as a proper cash cow.

Larry Ellison is as a evil as the offspring of Joffrey and Cersei Lannister could be.

https://www.isegoria.net/2017/05/the-bob-rubin-trade/




Applications are open for YC Summer 2020

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: