#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

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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

The Daily Show 2012 10 17 Nate Silver HDTV - http://www.ultim8downloads.com/tv/the-daily-show-2012-10-17-nate-silver-hdtv/

The Daily Show 2012 10 17 Nate Silver HDTV - http://www.ultim8downloads.com/tv/the-daily-show-2012-10-17-nate-silver-hdtv/

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.

Triumph of the Nerds: Nate Silver Wins in 50 States

Triumph of the Nerds: Nate Silver Wins in 50 States

Despite some incredulous political pundits, the FiveThirtyEight statistician appears to have correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states in the presidential election.

Nate Silver the Silvally by dragonwolf1598

Nate Silver the Silvally by dragonwolf1598

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

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…

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

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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)

Nate Silver: Politico is dumb  On Bill Simmons' podcast, Silver says the site tries to cover politics like sports, "but not in an intelligent way"

Nate Silver: Politico is dumb

Triumph of the Nerds: Nate Silver Wins in 50 States Barack Obama may have comfortably won re-election in the electoral college, and squeaked a victory in the popular vote. But here is the absolute, undoubted winner of this election: Nate Silve

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

11 Tips for journalists from Nate Silver

Nate Silver, the statistician who rose to national prominence for his scarily accurate predictions of the 2008 and 2012 U.

“Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires  both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge:  the serenity to accept the things we cannot predict,  the courage to predict the things we can,  and the wisdom to know the difference.”  - Nate Silver, The Signal and the Noise

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

Durante la campagna per le Presidenziali americane è stato discusso più volte dei meccanismi legati al neuromarketing che avrebbero portato numerosi vantaggi a Trump. La scelta delle parole, le accuse violente agli avversari ed il linguaggio utilizzato. Tutto è stato scelto sapendo come colpire, mediaticamente, l’opinione pubblica.  Tuttavia sono stati numerosi gli analisti che, discutendo di big data ed analisi, avevano puntato sulla vittoria della Clinton. Tra questi Nate Silver, il Data…

Durante la campagna per le Presidenziali americane è stato discusso più volte dei meccanismi legati al neuromarketing che avrebbero portato numerosi vantaggi a Trump. La scelta delle parole, le accuse violente agli avversari ed il linguaggio utilizzato. Tutto è stato scelto sapendo come colpire, mediaticamente, l’opinione pubblica. Tuttavia sono stati numerosi gli analisti che, discutendo di big data ed analisi, avevano puntato sulla vittoria della Clinton. Tra questi Nate Silver, il Data…

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