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A Conversation with Nate Silver

Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nate Silver at MIT. Photo by Greg Peverill-Conti

Nate Silver at MIT. Photo by Greg Peverill-Conti

The statistician and political polling analyst Nate Silver will discuss his career — from student journalist to baseball prognosticator to the creator of FiveThirtyEight.com, perhaps the most influential political blog in the world — and the ways in which statistics are changing the face of journalism in a conversation with Seth Mnookin, a former baseball and political writer who co-directs MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing.

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Date:
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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MIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater
20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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