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@hamishmckenzie Yes ... what? You did know that he developed PECOTA? Yes, his continued success depends on how well his predictions hold up? Yes, Silver's work on sabermetrics was important? Yes, Hamish, can mean so many things.
2 years ago on Foxy Nate Silver and why old-media hedgehogs could soon be old news
You do know that Silver actually comes from the "Moneyball" generation, right? He was a baseball statistician with a politics hobby before he became a political-first analyst. His work in creating the PECOTA system at Baseball Prospectus was important in the cultural shift that occurred in the game. Whether that translate into politics, indeed, will rest in how well he predicts this election.
I feel like this is the same, tired argument we have had a hundred times before.
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