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Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

Silver calculates that "Argo" is a lock to take home the best-picture Oscar, and Steven Spielberg will top Ang Lee for best director.

By February 22, 2013

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Nate Silver

Yes, President Obama won re-election in November. But another big winner this year was big data -- and its patron saint, Nate Silver.

By December 11, 2012

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Correction: Among the top election quants, Nate Silver reigns supreme

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.

By November 8, 2012

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Among the top election quants, Nate Silver reigns supreme

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.

By November 8, 2012

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Obama's win a big vindication for Nate Silver, king of the quants

Despite some incredulous political pundits, the FiveThirtyEight statistician appears to have correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states in the presidential election.

By November 6, 2012

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The significance of Nate Silver's numbers

CNET's Sumi Das talks to Senior Writer Daniel Terdiman about how the statistician comes up with his presidential forecast.

By November 6, 2012

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Can Nate Silver and friends nail their presidential predictions?

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.

By November 6, 2012

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Video game interview: Nate Fox, director of inFamous

A one-on-one interview with the director of the video game inFamous, Nate Fox.

By May 28, 2009

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FiveThirtyEight.com's Nate Silver on life post-election

Known as a superstar statistician whose blog gave Democrats daily data that calmed them down last fall, Silver was the keynote speaker at SXSWi Sunday. Afterward, he spoke to CNET News.

By March 15, 2009

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213 (Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, & Warren G), 'Groupie Luv': Free MP3 of the Day

Download a free MP3 of "Groupie Luv" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By December 27, 2008