Tag: Nate Silver

Nate Silver, author of The Signal And The Noise, explains statistics to us dumb folks yet again.

Some poignant words from Nate Silver to the class of 2013 at Ripon College. He encourages people to look and be able to interpret data in a world that is increasingly becoming data-driven and complex. In addition, he notes that data isn’t everything. That graduates should go on to be well-rounded in lots of areas […]

RSA hosts Nate Silver in a talk about why predictions often fail and how to accurate filter through the noise of predictions. This talk, of course, is based off of Nate Silver’s book The Signal And The Noise.

Nate Silver of the famed 538 political blog (which accurately called the recent Presidential election to an insane degree of perfection) is the latest author at Google to give a talk on his book The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail but Some Don’t. Man, I really want to read this book after […]

This man is mad funny when he explains how easy it is (for him at least) to count numbers. Makes me wonder what pundits were doing or looking at up until the last two elections.