Power List 2014: NATE SILVER

4.15.2014

By Out.com Editors

Statistician/Journalist, 36

Silver’s announcement that he would leave The New York Times and join ESPN, bringing his FiveThirtyEight blog with him and becoming its editor in chief, caused shockwaves. The new site’s focus is “data journalism,” according to Silver, and will cover sports stats, of course, along with predictions on anything else that strikes his fancy—from politics and social causes to science and Mexican food.

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