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Stats Man's Nate Silver on the state of the nation
Screens Story  March 6, 2009, by Wells Dunbar
"...Obama wasn't 2008's only breakout star: Nate Silver, a baseball statistician with a predilection for politics parlayed his number-crunching acumen into one of the election's most closely watched blogs, Outflanking pollsters through the primary elections, he accurately predicted 49 of 50 states on election night..."

When Is Austin Not “Austin”?
Debate flares over research on Black Austin diaspora
DAILY News  January 29, 2015, by Michael King

Soccer Watch
Sports Column  January 4, 2018, by Nick Barbaro
"'s new interactive page, "Which World Cup Team Should You Root For?," promises to match the bereft fan with a team that matches their predilections: underdog, attacking team, etc. That sounded like fun, until it matched me up with Spain, and then Sweden when I tried again with slightly different answers..."

Where Is My Mind?
Texas Republicans and Democrats overreact to Massachusetts
DAILY News  January 20, 2010, by Richard Whittaker
"...Of course, the grandest dramatic irony of this all may be that, according to Andrew Gelman's analysis over at, Brown's voting record in the Massachusetts legislature puts him on the left wing of the Republican Party. Wonder how long it will be before he gets called a RINO by one of his new workmates? After all, Republican pundits are arguing that very point right now...."

SXSW Drafts Sports to the Team
SXsports debuts with big-name panelists Bill Simmons, Nate Silver
DAILY SXSW  October 1, 2013, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Among the panelists already confirmed for the three-day run are Grantland editor-in-chief Bill Simmons; resident stat geek Nate Silver, whose massively influential recently got purchased outright by ESPN, which also owns Grantland; and Peter Guber, who co-owns the NBA’s Golden State Warriors and also serves as chairman of Mandalay Sports Media, an enormous company that oversees certain degrees of content development for AOL, ESPN, Turner Sports, and the NBA, among other outlets...."

What the Polls Show
Who's on first? Depends on what day it is.
News Story  October 31, 2008, by Lee Nichols
" 351 / 187 / 0*..."

Texas Times Five asks what might happen if Texas split itself up
DAILY News  April 24, 2009, by Lee Nichols
"...This notion fascinated Nate Silver over at – a blog that made a name for itself by analyzing polling data leading up to the 2008 presidential election – so this morning, he conjectures how such a division would impact the presidential and congressional races...."

Silver and the Cloudy Future
Head of election prognosticators talks at SXSW about the limits of prediction
DAILY SXSW  March 16, 2009, by Richard Whittaker
"...Silver (read Wells Dunbar's interview with him here) delivered the SXSW Interactive keynote address on Sunday. He's revered amongst election wonks because of his number-crunching website"

Congressional Crossroads
Profiles of Austin’s six congressional campaigns
News Story  October 4, 2018, by Michael King
"...The “District Snapshots” rely upon the analytical web site (contributions drawn from Cook Political Report, Inside Elections, and Sabato’s Crystal Ball) as of Oct. 1, 2018..."

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Columns  October 27, 2016, by Mr. Smarty Pants
"...According to, a 1969 track called "Amen, Brother" by the Winstons is the most sampled track in history. By its count, more than 2,000 songs have sampled a particular drum beat from it...."

Point Austin: Thanksgiving Reflections
There is no better time than Thanksgiving to reflect on the complicated and mixed history of our nation
News Column  November 25, 2015, by Michael King
"...In the spirit of the season, I'm giving thanks for Nate Silver, the statistics guru of, who posted a helpful piece Monday headlined, "Dear Media, Stop Freaking Out About Donald Trump's Polls." Silver was a New York Times voice of sanity throughout the 2012 campaign season, following the actual presidential campaign dynamics instead of the clickbait Frenzy of the Day. Responding to the current centrist media anxiety that "President Trump" is a real possibility (Stephen Colbert had a funny bit choking on the phrase), Silver pointed out that Trump's actual chances of winning are really quite slim...."

Go Forth. Be Memorable.
Columns  July 20, 2017, by The Luv Doc

The Luv Doc: The Next Eva Braun
It’s probably not smart to tie the knot with someone who regularly bends your moral compass
Columns  March 23, 2017, by The Luv Doc

Jürgen Klinsmann Coming to SXSW
Head coach U.S. Men's National Team in town for SXsports
DAILY Sports  November 18, 2013, by Chase Hoffberger
"...ever. Bennett joins Grantland editor-in-chief Bill Simmons and’s Nate Silver as the the third featured speaker to be employed by ESPN...."

Prez Race: The Final Predictions
A last look at the Electoral College forecasts
DAILY News  November 3, 2008, by Lee Nichols
"...One last look at the Election Eve predictions of various news sources and pollsters as to how the Electoral College vote may go (270 votes needed to win the presidency): Obama: 311 McCain: 132 toss-ups: 95 CNN Obama: 291 McCain: 157 toss-ups: 90 Obama: 346.5 McCain: 191.5 toss-ups: N/A New York Times Obama: 291 McCain: 163 toss-ups: 84 National Public Radio Obama: 291 McCain: 247 toss-ups: 0 Obama: 311 McCain: 142 toss-ups: 85 Real Clear Politics Obama: 278 McCain: 132 toss-ups: 128 Rasmussen Reports Obama: 260 McCain: 160 toss-ups: 118..."

SXSW Interactive Announces 2013 Programming
Hundreds of names drop in ramp-up to SXSWi 2013
DAILY Screens  October 15, 2012, by Kimberley Jones
"'s Nate Silver (The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't), that forecasting machine and, judging by my Facebook feed, something of a nerd-heartthrob, too;..."

Who's on Sixth? Perry
Governor finally declares, but trails in Ames poll
DAILY News  August 14, 2011, by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Interactive Conference Quick Cuts
Statistician Nate Silver on more data, more problems
Screens Story  March 15, 2013, by Audra Schroeder

The New Tony Sanchez
Perry's presidential aspirations dying with a whimper, not a bang
DAILY News  October 12, 2011, by Richard Whittaker

News Story  September 28, 2012

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