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100 Days of Summer

On Saturday in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump laid out the policies his administration would prioritize within the first 100 days of taking office.

Just as President Lincoln did in his famous 1863 Gettysburg Address, Trump opened with threatening to sue the multiple women who accused him of sexual assault. 764 more words

2016 Election

The US Elections and Nate Silver: Informtion Aggregation, Noise Sensitivity, HEX, and Quantum Elections.

Being again near general  elections is  an opportunity to look at some topics we talked about over the years.

I am quite fond of (and a bit addicted to) Nate Silver’s site… 1,932 more words


My Two Cents on Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight

I’m not an expert on numbers or people, let alone how the two interact with each other so I look to the wisdom of others. One of the first sources that I started looking at is the website… 596 more words

Data Journalism

Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Threatening to 'Wipe His Fat A-- with the Constitution'

Once again, Stephen Colbert hosted a live edition of The Late Show on CBS last night in order to get the first crack at cracking jokes about the final presidential debate. 442 more words


What Do States That Vote GOP Have In Common? They Love Their Guns.

Take a look at the projected electoral map on Nate Silver’s website.  Now take a look at the map which shows state-level gun-violence rates… 656 more words


Stats guru Nate Silver names the favorite to win the Super Bowl

With a third of the 2016 NFL season in the books, the number of true Super Bowl contenders has dwindled down to a little more than a than a handful of teams, says statistics authority Nate Silver of… 328 more words