Led by quarterback and three-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, the New England Patriots are heavily favored to win Super Bowl LI, according to Nate Silver's latest model. Wednesday updates to FiveThirtyEight's NFL team-by-team forecastShow More Summary
Nate Silver has been the establishment press's designated polling hero since 2008, when he correctly predicted the outcome of that year's presidential contest in 49 of 50 states. He also had a great year in 2012, predicting all 50 states' presidential preference results. This year's election? Not so much. Show More Summary
FiveThirtyEight website’s Nate Silver is apparently still sore from his inaccurate ‘prediction’ that Hillary was going to be elected... The post MELTDOWN => Nate Silver FAILS on Election Predictions; becomes INTERNET TROLL! appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
On Friday, election guru Nate Silver poked fun at President-elect Trump’s call for expanded nuclear capabilities with a tweet about an electoral...
In the days after the election, apoplectic progressive journalists spent their time writing boiling hot takes, trying to find the one CNN chyron or Nate Silver tweet responsible for handing democracy over to a Putin-loving creamsicle. Show More Summary
There is a big lesson to learn when an outcome surprises the world. Numbers guru Nate Silver gave both Trump and the Cubs a 1 in 3 chance of coming true, yet the Cubs felt inevitable, and Trump was a huge surprise. What can business decision makers learn from the predictable but unexpected election?
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FAKE NEWS: Nate Silver: ‘Narrative-driven coverage’ ignored election data. “Data was clear that white noncollege voters were overrepresented in swing states, helping Trump in [the Electoral College]. Narrative-driven coverage ignored it.”
Nate Silver: “At the risk of engaging in a hit-and-run argument, I wanted to go on record to say that I think this is a bad idea. My reasons are best encapsulated in this tweetstorm by the political scientist Matt [...]
This week on Sparks, FiveThirtyEight’s monthly science podcast that runs in the What’s The Point feed, our science roundtable discussed Michael Lewis’s new book “The Undoing Project,” about two Israeli psychologists who created the field of behavioral economics. After that discussion, FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver spoke with Lewis about the book, what it has to […]
This week, Don and Brian tackle all the noise about Russian hacking and alleged influence on the presidential election, the spread of fake news, Trump’s latest cabinet picks, Kanye West’s visit with Donald Trump, Nate Silver on Comey and Clinton, Electoral College voting and more. iTunes link is HERE. Below is SoundCloud: YouTube recording is […]
This week we tackle all the noise about Russian hacking and alleged influence on the presidential election, the spread of fake news, Trump’s latest cabinet picks, Kanye West’s visit with Donald Trump, Nate Silver on Comey and Clinton, Electoral College voting and more.
The influence James Comey's infamous letter he sent to Congress ten days before the general election cannot be overlooked. 538's Nate Silver, the numbers guru has postulated that Comey did swing the election to Trump. I'll put it like this: Clinton would almost certainly be President-elect if the election had been held on Oct. Show More Summary
Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) has said it—and now FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver is reiterating the claim that FBI Director James Comey’s letter to...
And blames James Comey's letter to Congress for the drunken neurology patient's loss. I'm not sure how he arrives at this conclusion, because he seems to be basing the analysis on polling that shows late deciding voters breaking strongly for...
Nate Silver is a polarizing figure, largely because he is a data-driven person and people tend to adhere to their biases instead of looking at the numbers. Silver took a lot of crap from pro-Hillary forces when in the days leading up...Show More Summary
FiveThirtyEight statistician Nate Silver has concluded that Hillary Clinton probably would've won the election before James Comey's fateful announcement.
In the immediate aftermath of last night's WaPo article revealing a "secret" CIA assessment according to which Russia (without a shred of evidence) helped Trump win the election, we explained - in five points - how this was nothing short...Show More Summary
In the weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election, I, like many of my fellow obsessed Washingtonians, clicked over to Real Clear Politics several times a day. I would scour all the latest polls, checking for a trend in a swing state, deciding which Senate races were worth following. Show More Summary
Our podcast What’s The Point kicked off with a conversation between FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver and me about our society’s relationship with data. This week, I’m wrapping up my hosting duties with a conversation with my editor, Chadwick Matlin, about, well, the same thing. This is the final What’s The Point episode, at least for […]