Running the numbers on UChicago’s most celebrated statistician.
States Nate Silver, AB’00, correctly predicted in the 2012 presidential election:
Percentage of NYTimes.com traffic attributed to Silver’s blog the day before the election:
Number of states Silver correctly predicted in the 2008 presidential election:
Followers of Silver’s @fivethirtyeight Twitter account as of December 26:
Amount Silver donated to charity after MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough refused to accept a bet about the outcome of the election:
Highest ranking for Silver’s book The Signal and the Noise on Amazon.com: