Nate Silver on politics, baseball, journalism and more
The celebrated election forecaster presented his work as an antidote to ‘terrible’ political pundits at an MIT event on Feb. 28.
- — Thomas Levenson (@TomLevenson)Thu, Feb 28 2013 14:06:52
- — Thomas Levenson (@TomLevenson)Thu, Feb 28 2013 14:09:03Got his entrepeneural start, sez #mitnatesilver was through playing poker and working on system that became PECOTA system.
- — Thomas Levenson (@TomLevenson)Thu, Feb 28 2013 14:26:04So, #mitnatesilver says he started analyzing politics under Poblano pseudonym at DKos, partly because he didn't want to mix b-ball, politics
- — Zak Accuardi (@zaccuardi)Thu, Feb 28 2013 14:56:20
- — Steven Schirra (@schirra)Thu, Feb 28 2013 15:46:50Silver: Some models, such as tides, sunrise/sunset, become institutionalized. We don't even think of them as models anymore. #mitnatesilver
- — Rachael Meager (@economeager)Thu, Feb 28 2013 15:10:34Ah MIT! The inevitable open source question....Nate doesnt rule it out but points out his model is his livelihood! #mitnatesilver
- — Thomas Levenson (@TomLevenson)Thu, Feb 28 2013 15:15:42"if you link to somethign stupid. hurt brand in long run, and its easy to compete w. stupid." says #mitnatesilver how to differentiate?
- — Carly Carioli (@carlycarioli)Thu, Feb 28 2013 15:16:36
- — Thomas Levenson (@TomLevenson)Thu, Feb 28 2013 15:56:57Question re Snowfall story in NYT. #mitnatesilver discusses the issues of craft in marrying multimedia elements into a valuable user exp.
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