Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Blogging Politics: How Nate Silver Called the '08 Election

Blogging Politics: How Nate Silver Called the '08 Election

Thursday, Feb. 26, 12:10 p.m.
JG 103


Those who were addicted to political blogs during the '08 campaign could not overlook FiveThirtyEight.com, Nate Silver's contribution to political discourse. Using his unique method of statistical analysis and insightful commentary, Nate kept us up-to-date on daily fluctuations in polling and projections, finally making predictions that were eerily close to the outcome on election night. In addition to his political expertise, Nate offers predictions for sports and, most recently, the Oscars. Come listen to Nate chat about his methods, his experiences on the campaign trail, and what he's up to until 2010.

Lunch will be served

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