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Warriors Are 4th Best NBA Team Ever, Says Presidential Number Cruncher Nate Silver

OAKLAND (CBS SF) –  All Warriors fans can think about is the teams quest for a first title since 1975. But are we actually witnessing one of the five best seasons in NBA history? 272 more words


Browsing Catharsis - 05.17.15

Nate Silver Says: ‘Everyone Is Kind of Weird': A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast,” by Stephen Dubner.



“These edited remarks explore the relationship of the thought of F.A. 145 more words


The Problem Isn't Polling, It's the Pollsters

In the wake of several failures of political polls to predict large wins for Republicans in 2014, for Likkud in Israel, and for Conservatives in the UK’s general election this year, pollsters are wondering what could possibly have gone wrong. 150 more words


Chicago Is The Most Segregated City In America: Analysis

By John Dodge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago is the most segregated city in the United States, while also being one of the most diverse, according to a new analysis of U.S. 213 more words


What Was The Industrial Revolution?

Between the mid-1700’s and the early 1800’s, a remarkable number of innovations took place in transportation, machinery, chemical engineering, mining, manufacturing… 661 more words

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NATE SILVER: The Most Diverse Cities Are Often The Most Segregated

FiveThirtyEight — When I was a freshman at the University of Chicago in 1996, I heard the same thing again and again: Do not leave the boundaries of Hyde Park. 175 more words


The Carry-Out 5-1-15

Justin’s recap of the top stories of the day including the NFL Draft, James Beard Awards, The Obama foundation setting up shop in New York, 538’s Nate Silver concluding that Chicago is America’s most segregated city, and the upcoming series between your Chicago Blackhawks and the Minnesota Wild… 10 more words