Useful Jargons

11th Commandment – Thou shalt not get caught.


Broken Window Theory

Butterfly Effect

Bystander Effect

Domino Effect

Dunbar’s Number (The Rule of 150)

Economy of Scale

Floodgate Effect

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Herd Behavior

Holy Grail

Hutber’s Law – Improvement means deterioration.

Hygiene Factor

Invisible Hand

Law of Diminishing Returns

Law of Unintended Consequences

Magical Number Seven

Marginal Utility

Murphy’s Law – If anything can go wrong, it will.

Musical Chair

Nash Equalibrium

Network Effect

Occam’s Razor

Pandora’s Box

Pareto Principle – 80/20 rule

Parkinson’s Law – Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

Peter Principle – In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.


Power Law

Prisoner’s Delimma

Rabbit Hole

Ratchet Effect – Processes cannot go backwards once certain things have happened.

Rosetta Stone – Critical key for decryption or translation


Sleeping Dragon

Snowball Effect

Streisand Effect

Stockholm Syndrome

Survival of the fittest

System Justification

Third Rail – don’t touch!

Tragedy of the Commons

Weak Anthropic Principle

White Elephant

Witch Hunt

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