How Statistician Nate Silver Threw A Wrench Into Traditional Election Metrics

How Statistician Nate Silver Threw A Wrench Into Traditional Election Metrics

Sports and politics both have billions of dollars at stake, engender profound emotions and revolve around larger-than-life individuals. And they both share a culture of data devoted to making predicting future results more accurate than ever. Don’t just ask Moneyball’s Billy Beane, ask statistician Nate Silver, a man who has led the charge in changing both baseball and political forecasting over the last decade.