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Scottish polls...

As much as I love Scotland, or because of it, I would not dream of suggesting to Scots that one side of the referendum… 53 more words


America’s Best Burrito Resides In San Francisco At La Taqueria In The Mission District

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Burritos are a treasure in San Francisco’s long food culture. Ask any person and they will likely have their own favorite. But one San Francisco spot is now tops in the country. 422 more words


Nate Silver Catches The Wave

Nate Silver’s 2014 Senate election model is up and it projects the GOP has a 65% chance of getting the half dozen seats it needs for a Senate majority and a 25% chance of double digit gains: 224 more words

The Retched "R" Word

With the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, race and racism have become buzz words throughout the media and blog-sphere. Nate Silver, founder of the blog FiveThirtyEight.com, examined conservative and liberal blogs to determine which party discussed race more often. 207 more words


Programming post; can't crosspost it

I spent a long time writing a post based on a simulation I was doing about certain behavior in an application I’m writing. I thought I’d be able to crosspost it here when I was done, but that doesn’t appear to be a feature. 11 more words


Multiple Errors in Quantitative Data Analysis, from Site Specializing in Quantitative Data Analysis

Like many people out there, I’m both a huge fan of Nate Silver–and the rigorous quantitative approach to election forecasting that he popularized–and at the same time quite disappointed in his… 1,731 more words