Silver calculates that "Argo" is a lock to take home the best-picture Oscar, and Steven Spielberg will top Ang Lee for best director.
Sometimes, it's cathartic to return to the place of your demise. Anthony Weiner very much hopes so, as he comes back to Twitter with a new feed in his hunger for higher things.
Facebook and those mothers who wish to post breastfeeding pictures have had a long battle. In the case of one activist, she actually gets an apology for having breastfeeding pictures removed.
Yes, President Obama won re-election in November. But another big winner this year was big data -- and its patron saint, Nate Silver.
The chart in this story originally misreported the number of points by which TPM PollTracker was off in Florida. The correct figure is 1.7 points.
Not only did FiveThirtyEight's Silver pick all 50 state winners in the presidential race, he also beat out his polling aggregator rivals for sheer margin of accuracy.
FiveThirtyEight statistician and blogger Nate Silver has taken fire for his polling aggregation methods. But he and others may be able to hit the final numbers spot on. CNET tracks the data.
Despite some incredulous political pundits, the FiveThirtyEight statistician appears to have correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states in the presidential election.
CNET's Sumi Das talks to Senior Writer Daniel Terdiman about how the statistician comes up with his presidential forecast.
At CES 2013 in Las Vegas, tech industry stars discuss the benefits -- and pitfalls -- of an increasingly connected world.