Nate Silver Quotes

Nate Silver Quotes: Data-driven predictions can succeed-and they can fail. It is when we deny our role in the process that the odds of failure rise. Before we demand more of our data, we need to demand more of ourselves.
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Nate Silver Quote: To the extent that you can find ways where you're making predictions, there's no substitute for testing yourself on real-world situations that you don't know the answer to in advance.
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Quotes about Nate Silver: Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge: the serenity to accept the things we cannot predict, the courage to predict the things we can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
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Quote about Nate Silver: The problem is that when polls are wrong, they tend to be wrong in the same direction. If they miss in New Hampshire, for instance, they all miss on the same mistake.
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Nate Silver Sayings: We're not that much smarter than we used to be, even though we have much more information - and that means the real skill now is learning how to pick out the useful information from all this noise.
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Nate Silver Saying: Shakespeare's plays often turn on the idea of fate, as much drama does. What makes them so tragic is the gap between what his characters might like to accomplish and what fate provides them.
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Sayings about Nate Silver: I have to think about how to not spread myself too thin. It's a really great problem to have.
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Saying about Nate Silver: When you get into statistical analysis, you don't really expect to achieve fame. Or to become an Internet meme. Or be parodied by 'The Onion' - or be the subject of a cartoon in 'The New Yorker.' I guess I'm kind of an outlier there.
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Nate Silver Quotes: Voters memories will fade some.
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Nate Silver Quote: I view my role now as providing more of a macro-level skepticism, rather than saying this poll is good or this poll is evil.
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Quotes about Nate Silver: I prefer more to kind of show people different things than tell them 'oh, here's what you should believe' and, over time, you can build up a rapport with your audience.
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