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Nate Silver on Sports and Politics

Posted by Jack Duval

Dec 5, 2012 4:24:19 AM

ESPN The Magazine has an interview with Nate Silver on his predictive success with sports and political races.  (ESPN) Money quote:

Compared to politics, sports is much more civil and reasonable.
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Topics: Statistics, Data Analysis, politics, Nate Silver, ESPN, sports, Predictive Analytics

Nate Silver Called All 50 States...

Posted by Jack Duval

Nov 10, 2012 11:47:01 AM

and was only off by 400,000 on the popular vote.  How ya like big data now?  VentureBeat has the story. (VB)

See out previous coverage of Nate Silver here.

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Topics: presidential election, big data, Statistics, Data Analysis, Nate Silver, Predictive Analytics

Predicting Sporting Events and Presidential Elections

Posted by Jack Duval

Sep 18, 2012 9:20:11 AM

Sports Illustrated had a short but entertaining article on Nate Silver, which can be found here.  Silver is a predictive savant and has been turning his powers to all manner of events.  His political blog can be found here.

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Topics: Elections, Statistics, 538, Data Analysis, Sports Illustrated, Nate Silver, Predictive Analytics, Analytic Talent

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