New York Magazine’s senior editor David Haskell edited the book My First New York, a collection of the stories of notable NYC transplants and their first experience in the city. Contributors Nate Silver, of fivethirtyeight.com, and Andre Aciman talk about their “first New Yorks”.
President Obama took office exactly one year ago today. David Sanger, Matt Miller and John Heilemann discuss Obama’s first year. Nate Silver breaks down what took place in the Massachusetts special election yesterday. And, it’s the beginning of year one for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. WNYC’s Bob Hennelly discusses ...
Richard Florida looks at how the recession will reshape not just the American economy, but the fundamental demographics of the country. How will New York fare in the new economic order? Plus, inside info from NYC Scout; Joe Nocera on nationalizing the banks; Nate Silver's Oscar picks; and crowdsourcing lunch.
Thus far this political season, Nate Silver has been one of the most accurate poll crunchers. His secret? He applies the methodology of baseball statistics to the bewildering world of presidential polling numbers; the man behind the Five Thirty Eight political blog, as well as Managing Partner of Baseball ...
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