Nate Silver'S

Nathaniel Read "Nate" Silver (born January 13, 1978) is an American statistician and writer who analyzes baseball (see sabermetrics) and elections (see psephology). He is currently the editor-in-chief of ESPN's FiveThirtyEight blog and a Special Correspondent for ABC News. Silver first gained public recognition for developing PECOTA, a system for forecasting the performance and career development of Major League Baseball players, which he sold to and then managed for Baseball Prospectus from 2003 to 2009.In 2007, writing under the pseudonym "Poblano", Silver began to publish analyses and predictions related to the 2008 United States presidential election.
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  • 5 things we learned about building a new media company

    … was to present complex subjects and developing stories like Ebola and Bitcoin in more accessible, varied formats than those found in the traditional newspaper. This trend is responding to the fact that while there’s more information than ever on the Internet, we don’t necessarily have the context we need to make sense of the news. The hope…

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  • Bing Predicts More Than 95% Of The Senate, House & Governor Elections

    While some may be surprised with just how red the U.S. elections went last week, it appears Bing knew all along. Following last Tuesday’s national elections, Bing announced it had predicted more than 95 percent of the called races for state Governors, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. We did better head-to-head than renowned forecasters including Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight.

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