Good piece on Nate Silver’s methods. And a great line about ‘the audacity of competence’.
Originally posted on The Scholarly Kitchen:
There are many things to remember about this week’s presidential election in the US — vast amounts of money, a polarized electorate, an empty chair, and much more. But one lasting change may be the emergence of a truly viable meta-analysis of polling and projections courtesy of Nate Silver and his FiveThirtyEight blog.
But getting the story right is important.