Epsilon Lexicon

Epsilon Theory Glossary

  • Coyote Smart people who miss the forest for the trees. They excel at the local game, but fail the larger social game.
  • Narrative —The overarching ideas and stories that shape how we understand new information.
  • Narrative Machine The use of natural language processing (NLP) technologies to measure and visualize narratives.  
  • Raccoon – The scammers, con artists, hucksters, thieves and criminals who infest financial services.
  • The Long Now The pulling forward of the future through debt and narrative to create a world where only the present matters.
  • Widening Gyre — From the Yeats poem, a world where political polarization and economic disparities advance uncontrollably.