#Akin Comments Could Swing #Missouri Senate Race - [Although some Democrats were pleased that Mr. Akin was the nominee, he nevertheless held a small lead over Ms. McCaskill in the polls, which averaged five percentage points across four surveys conducted in July and August.    But that was before Mr. Akin’s controversial remarks about rape in an interview with a St. Louis television station that was broadcast on Sunday morning.]

Akin Comments Could Swing Missouri Senate Race

Interesting. Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized | Brain Pickings

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized

The definitive annual reading list of the year's best books overall, famous writers' sleep habits vs. literary productivity visualized, and

Triumph of the Nerds: Nate Silver Wins in 50 States

Triumph of the Nerds: Nate Silver Wins in 50 States

The Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on the 3 Keys to Great Information Design and the Line Between Editing and Censorship | Brain Pickings

The Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on the 3 Keys to Great Information Design and the Line Between Editing and Censorship

The data visualisation was first published by Valentina D’Efilippo, in The Infographic History of the World (Harper Collins, a book that narrates history through infographic storytelling. It is now presented as an interactive data experience www.

FiveThirtyEight’s extraordinary prediction model is failing in the Clinton-Trump race — and that’s according to its guru, Nate Silver

Stats wiz Nate Silver: For black Americans, US is about as dangerous as Rwanda

Why Nate Silver's Gambling Streak Makes Me Trust Him More

Why Nate Silver's Gambling Streak Makes Me Trust Him More

In the political press, hacks and shills are among the biggest problems -- and they're unwilling to risk their own money on being right.

The Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on the 3 Keys to Great Information Design and the Line Between Editing and Censorship | Brain Pickings

The Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on the 3 Keys to Great Information Design and the Line Between Editing and Censorship

Known for her experimental infographics, Kelli Anderson was chosen by Adobe to create “something interesting” for designers attending AIGA’s annual event. An amazing paper calculation wheel which aims to solve that conundrum of…

Did Bogus Methodology Enable Nate Silver’s Perfect 2012 Prediction? | The Federalist

538 poll update of repulican doom, Romney's chances of winning only at

Nate Silver is getting slammed for trying to make fun of the Red Sox cheating scandal

Nate Silver is getting slammed for trying to make fun of the Red Sox cheating scandal

1. Nate Silver | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

1. Nate Silver

In this video Nate Silver talks about how Big Data is THE KEY to helping corporations and HR professionals make informed employee decisions based on performance metrics and data evaluation.

Beyond Talent and Smarts: Why Even Geniuses Struggle:  Carol Dweck of Stanford University, has shown that children and adults who believe in the power of effort to overcome challenges (what she calls a “growth mindset”) are more resilient and ultimately more successful than those who are convinced that ability is innate (the “fixed mindset”).

A good read about how one of the most famous mathematicians in America, Nate Silver can help save math education. (Math Connecting to Life)

The World as 100 People, one of the best inforaphics of 2014.

The Best Infographics of the Year: Nate Silver on the 3 Keys to Great Information Design and the Line Between Editing and Censorship

Jack Hagley, a London-based infographic designer, has produced a chart laying out a whole range of global data, arranged on a simple premise: what the world would look like if it were represented by 100 people. via The Washington Post

The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver. Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, Silver examines the world of prediction.

Telling Lies From Statistics

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't by Nate Silver

Nate Silver – FiveThirtyEight

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Nate Silver, ESPN, former New York Times author of 538 Blog. Number-cruncher.

How Nate Silver Went From Forecasting Baseball Games to Forecasting Elections -- New York Magazine

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