Golden boy Nate Silver's much-hyped website FiveThirtyEight draws ire
The new project from Nate Silver, the 'oracle’ of American politics, has been lambasted by critics, including Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman.
This was supposed to be Nate Silver’s big month. Last year, the statistician who had accurately predicted the outcome of the 2012 U.S. presidential election left his New York Times blog to start a website that, in addition to his familiar fields of interest – sport and politics – would apply his quantitative approach to science, economics and lifestyle.
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