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Nate Silver – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Nate Silver

 

I love South American food, and I haven’t really been down there. I really need a vacation.

– Nate Silver


When human judgment and big data intersect there are some funny things that happen.

– Nate Silver


When you try to predict future E.R.A.’s with past E.R.A.’s, you’re making a mistake.

– Nate Silver


Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge.

– Nate Silver


By playing games you can artificially speed up your learning curve to develop the right kind of thought processes.

– Nate Silver


We’re not that much smarter than we used to be, even though we have much more information – and that means the real skill now is learning how to pick out the useful information from all this noise.

– Nate Silver


First of all, I think it’s odd that people who cover politics wouldn’t have any political views.

– Nate Silver


I guess I don’t like the people in politics very much, to be blunt.

– Nate Silver


I was looking for something like baseball, where there’s a lot of data and the competition was pretty low. That’s when I discovered politics.

– Nate Silver


In politics people build whole reputations off of getting one thing right.

– Nate Silver


I’ve become invested with this symbolic power. It really does transcend what I’m actually doing and what I actually deserve.

– Nate Silver


People still don’t appreciate how ephemeral success is.

– Nate Silver


Success makes you less intimidated by things.

– Nate Silver


A lot of journalism wants to have what they call objectivity without them having a commitment to pursuing the truth, but that doesn’t work. Objectivity requires belief in and a commitment toward pursuing the truth – having an object outside of our personal point of view.

– Nate Silver