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Nate Silver, ESPN, former New York Times author of 538 Blog. Number-cruncher.

Nate Silver, ESPN, former New York Times author of 538 Blog. Number-cruncher.

Nate Silver is a math genius. His polls always seem to be more accurate than anyone else's. http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/

Nate Silver is a math genius. His polls always seem to be more accurate than anyone else's. http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/

Beyond Talent and Smarts: Why Even Geniuses Struggle:  Carol Dweck of Stanford University, has shown that children and adults who believe in the power of effort to overcome challenges (what she calls a “growth mindset”) are more resilient and ultimately more successful than those who are convinced that ability is innate (the “fixed mindset”).

Beyond Talent and Smarts: Why Even Geniuses Struggle: Carol Dweck of Stanford University, has shown that children and adults who believe in the power of effort to overcome challenges (what she calls a “growth mindset”) are more resilient and ultimately more successful than those who are convinced that ability is innate (the “fixed mindset”).

Democrats are turning against Nate Silver, the political data guru they touted in 2012.

Democrats are turning against Nate Silver, the political data guru they touted in 2012.

The site debuts on Monday, but the numbers whiz is only 75 percent ready.Nate Silver on the Launch of ESPN’s New FiveThirtyEight, Burritos, and Being a Fox

Nate Silver on the Launch of ESPN’s New FiveThirtyEight, Burritos, and Being a Fox

The site debuts on Monday, but the numbers whiz is only 75 percent ready.Nate Silver on the Launch of ESPN’s New FiveThirtyEight, Burritos, and Being a Fox

Bucknackt's Sordid Tawdry Blog: NATE SILVER ON THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART & F...

Bucknackt's Sordid Tawdry Blog: NATE SILVER ON THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART & F...

Nate Silver

How did Nate Silver predict the US election?

Nate Silver.. Founder of Five Thirty Eight Blog

Why I Started FiveThirtyEight

Fascinating breakdown of US gun ownership demographics from Nate Silver at Five Thirty Eight. One nugget: "Whether someone owns a gun is a more powerful predictor of a person’s political party than her gender, whether she identifies as gay or lesbian, whether she is Hispanic, whether she lives in the South or a number of other demographic characteristics."

Party Identity in a Gun Cabinet

Fascinating breakdown of US gun ownership demographics from Nate Silver at Five Thirty Eight. One nugget: "Whether someone owns a gun is a more powerful predictor of a person’s political party than her gender, whether she identifies as gay or lesbian, whether she is Hispanic, whether she lives in the South or a number of other demographic characteristics."