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.
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.
In his new book, Nate Silver writes that a glitch in IBM's chess terminator may have spooked Garry Kasparov in his famous 1997 loss. But he was more likely psyched out by its surprising brilliance.
Huffington Post co-founder responds to attack by executive editor of The New York Times over accusations of "idea aggregation."