Rieder: Stats wiz Nate Silver game for ESPN job

Jul 20, 2013 Full story: USA Today

Election-predicting genius Nate Silver is packing up his supersecret algorithm and taking the act to ESPN, Times media reporting wunderkind Brian Stelter reported.

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radiofreeamerica

Tarpon Springs, FL

#1 Jul 20, 2013
USA Today says Nate Silver predicted obama to be the "over whelming" favorite for reelection.obama won with 51% of the total national vote.Is that "overwhelming"?No matter,USA Today still calls Nate Silver some kind of statistical genius.He might be a stat genius but its not because of his election predictions.
Billy Ringo

Forest Hills, NY

#2 Jul 21, 2013
radiofreeamerica wrote:
USA Today says Nate Silver predicted obama to be the "over whelming" favorite for reelection.obama won with 51% of the total national vote.Is that "overwhelming"?No matter,USA Today still calls Nate Silver some kind of statistical genius.He might be a stat genius but its not because of his election predictions.
Obama won an electoral landslide - just as Nate predicted.

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