Crunching the Numbers

Friday, September 05, 2008

Transcript

Nate Silver created a remarkably accurate computer system that projects stats for baseball players and teams. Now he's turned his attention to polling data for the presidential election with his website Five Thirty Eight. Silver explains how his site can out-perform the polling firms, whose data he relies on.
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Comments [2]

Bill Ender from Phoenix, AZ

"Not So Much" from Philly is ... Fullofit. Nate, you're a f****n' genius! Thanks for putting this together!

Sep. 09 2008 12:31 AM
Not So Much from Philly

These "poll puree's" are just fads.

I'll stick with Gallup.

Sep. 05 2008 11:00 PM

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