Tag: Five Thirty Eight

Screengrab taken from Huffington Post’s 2012 Election Results page You mathematicians and statisticians out there will tell me that this can be done by anyone, but the fact that it wasn’t done by more people who call themselves pollsters is alarming — but also good news for one man. Nate Silver, the man behind the […]

CNET explains how Nate Silver comes up with his numbers and why he’s probably going to be right about this election outcome.


I’m told that Five Thirty Eight is one of the better blogs to follow for election coverage because of its forecasts based on strict analytical data. Nate Silver is the man behind the blog, and if you recognize his name, it’s because he was the man who developed PECOTA (Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test […]