Nate Silver

The most unique part of Bernie Sanders' presidential candidate wasn't his positions, but the way his campaign reflected and informed our internet lives.

Bernie Sanders, The Internet’s First Presidential Candidate

June 16, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

In many ways, Bernie Sanders’ 2016 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination was a surprisingly straightforward primary campaign — he ran as an outsider candidate to the farther end of the ideological spectrum than his centrist opponent, energized and increased the voice of a previously underrepresented/disillusioned demographic group, and even lost the good old fashioned way, failing (as Nate Silver catalogued exhaustively) to win as many votes as his opponent.

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How you'll spend the one billion dollars reward from Warren Buffett's march madness bet on

What you’re going to spend Warren Buffett’s $1 billion on

March 19, 2014 / by / 11 Comments

Let’s face it: You’re an absolute bracket savant. Who else had Butler and VCU facing off in 2011’s Final Four? No one. In fact, not even you had that. That was honestly just nuts, and no one could have predicted it. But you took advantage of that *madness* en route to a dominant performance in your pool and a hefty $25 cash prize.

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