Sunday, November 11, 2012

Nate silver prediction

  • 2012 Is The Year Of Nate Silver And The Prediction Geeks

    WASHINGTON - Forget political pundits, gut instincts, and psychics. The mightier-than-ever silicon chip seems to reveal the future.

  • Nate Silver predicted baseball before elections

    Baseball was Nate Silver's first numbers game. From a very young age, Silver has been captivated and calculating about baseball.

  • Election Prediction Boosts Sales of Nate Silver's Book

    A nearly flawless call on the electoral-college outcome for Tuesday's presidential election is boosting book sales for FiveThirtyEight blogger Nate Silver. His book, "The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't," was ranked No.

  • Ron Paul Does Not Need to Be Nate Silver to Predict the Fiscal Cliff

    Now that it's official President Barack Obama's impressive GOTV machine also won him the closely contested state of Florida, confirming New York Times' statistician Nate Silver predictions, it's clear the Democratic darling - author of the ...

  • Why you rely on Nate Silver's forecasting technique every day

    The reason to interview Silver in 2008 for the Chicago Tribune was that Silver -- a University of Chicago economics student then still living in Chicago -- had predicted Obama would run away with that election over John McCain. His qualifications at ...

  • Letters: And the answer is: mathematics

    I think what I like best about Nate Silver is that he is so often right. Sorry, Jonah Goldberg, but Silver's ... So what are we to make of Silver's predictions, now that the election's an accomplished fact and Silver was exactly correct? Goldberg's ...

  • Nate Silver uses expertise to predict Seahawks loss against Jets

    The Seahawks may not be celebrating at CenturyLink Field on Sunday if Nate Silver's predictions are correct. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson).

  • Predicting presidents, storms and life by computer

    Then, statistician and blogger Nate Silver correctly forecast on his beat-up laptop how all 50 states would vote for president.

  • Nate Silver-Led Statistics Men Crush Pundits in Election

    Nate Silver was right. The Gallup Poll was wrong. Silver, the computer expert who gave Obama a 90 percent chance of winning re-election, predicted on his blog, FiveThirtyEight (for the number of seats in the Electoral College), that the president would ...

  • Nate Silver's Final Prediction

    Nate Silver, the man behind the New York Times FiveThirtyEight blog who accurately predicted 49 of the 50 states in the 2008 presidential election, gives President Obama a 90.9 percent chance of winning Tuesday's election.

  • Nate Silver Victory Lap Continues (VIDEO)

    New York Times blogger Nate Silver was the topic of a "Today" show segment on Friday, continuing his victory lap after accurately predicting the outcome of Tuesday night's presidential election. "He's becoming a bit of a celebrity," the "Today" show's ...

  • Statistician Nate Silver explains his forecasting in "The Signal and The Noise"

    in a race that came down to the wire a blogger for the "new york times" accurately predicted the outcome. andrea, good morning.

  • 'Drunk Nate Silver' Sweeps Twitter: Prognosticator Goes Mad With Power ...

    But when Silver's predictions proved to be thoroughly correct, he finally got to relax. And maybe a bit more. Enter the Twitter joke, "Drunk Nate Silver." If Silver can predict the election with such startling accuracy, what's keeping him from using ...

  • In Defense of Nate Silver, Election Pollsters, and Statistical Predictions

    Nate Silver analyzes poll data on the influential FiveThiryEight blog at The New York Times. He crunches polls and other data in an electoral statistical model, and he claims that his work is guided by math, not left or right politics.

  • Nate Silver's broken the TV ceiling for statistics people in politics, but ...

    This week's U.S. election had former baseball analyst Nate Silver and his stunningly-good election predictions at the centre, suggesting that we may be on the verge of a new era of advanced statistics in politics.

  • Friday Five: Nate Silver, David Axelrod, Eric Cantor, Brad Sherman, Lois Frankel

    Nate Silver, the 34-year-old whiz who created a system in 2003 that uses statistics to accurately forecast baseball matchups, may have changed political predictions forever. In 2008, he applied his baseball model to the presidential election and ...

  • Nate Silver 538 blog: New York Times blogger gets big boost from the election

    Nate Silver runs fivethirtyeight blog at The New York Times and has consistently predicted that President Barack Obama will likely be elected to a second term.

  • Post-election, Nate Silver's book sales soar

    (CBS NEWS) -- Nate Silver, the New York Times prognosticator who became something of a controversial figure in the final days of the 2012 presidential campaign, has seen an 850 percent spike of his book sales since nailing his electoral predictions ...

  • Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight Blog Accuracy Leads To #DrunkNateSilver

    Following months of speculation about his predictions' accuracy, FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver was found to have been 100 percent accurate with his predictions for each state's electoral outcome in the 2012 Presidential Election. Naturally, the ...

  • Consensus is boring! Washington still won't pay big bucks for predictions.

    Think Washington power brokers are ready to pay big bucks for Nate Silver's predictions? Probably not - his numbers are too good.

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