Epsilon Theory Glossary

BITFD
Cartoon
Common Knowledge
Coyote
  • Coyote – Smart people who miss the forest for the trees. They excel at the local game, but fail the larger social game.
Fiat News
Industrially Necessary
Meme
Missionary
Narrative
  • 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
  • Raccoon – The scammers, con artists, hucksters, thieves and criminals who infest financial services.
The Long Now
  • The Long Now – The pulling forward of the future through debt and narrative to create a world where only the present matters.