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Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Resurfaces Just in Time for March Madness Picks Louisville to win it all

Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight is back up today with predictions for the forthcoming NCAA tournament, tabbing Louisville as the odds-on favorite even though the Cardinals are only a fourth seed in…

March 17, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

Nate Silver Staffs Up at New FiveThirtyEight Blog Site to relaunch with ESPN as partner in 2014

Since taking his talents—and FiveThirtyEight blog—from The New York Times to ESPN over the summer, Nate Silver has been busy putting together “[his] own Moneyball team” of editorial staffers in…

November 19, 2013, 6:09 PM EST

Nate Silver Dumps New York Times for ESPN FiveThirtyEight wunderkind joins forces with sports giant

The New York Times has let statistics wunderkind Nate Silver slip from its grasp, much to the delight of ESPN and ABC News. Silver, the political number cruncher who predicted the…

July 20, 2013, 5:39 PM EDT

Is ESPN Ready to Embrace Big Data? Sports media giant blitzes Boston to court nerds

Nerd convention. Dorkapalooza. Geek heaven. Just a few names that were bandied about last weekend to describe the annual gathering of sports' intellectual cabal at MIT's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.…

March 7, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth They love computing and creativity. And now the quants may be poised to take over the ad business

A math major with a specialty in abstract mathematical concepts like combinatorics, Ben Liang envisioned a future as a financial analyst—outside of academia, a natural career path for number crunchers…

January 7, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

It's the Data, Dummy: Obama Re-Elected, but Nate Silver Knew That Already Stats, not punditry, win the day

It's finally over. After nearly two full years of fringe candidates, mudslinging, punditry and speculation, Barack Obama won re-election this evening, made official by Mitt Romney's concession just before 1…

November 7, 2012, 1:50 AM EST

This Is What the Digital Election Looks Like The tools that demonstrate the Web's importance to the 2012 election cycle—and maybe its future

The digital election. The Twitter election. First we speculated, then we declared it to be true. Whatever the outcome this evening (or perhaps even days down the road), there is…

November 6, 2012, 5:20 PM EST

Fast Chat: Can Nate Silver Predict the Election Again? 'New York Times' stat guru talks info diet, picking a winner in 2012 and fantasy sports

Whether it’s baseball stats or political polling results, Nate Silver has made a living sifting through scores of data and making predictions, most of which seem to come true (Silver…

September 27, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT

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