Sports epistemology junkie. From Alaska via Hawaii, the Army, Yale, Stanford, @FiveThirtyEight, and many casinos in between. Husband, father, textbook-writer.
@NateSilver538 Really? I tend to think controlling for population is a bit overrated, at least in the earlier going. Outbreaks grow from similar sized starts (though maybe not in NY), and you try to get them under control while they're still spreading.
Note I don’t think we’re there with CV. And the “potential years of life lost” for Spanish Flu will massively dwarf CV no matter what scenario plays out. But w/back-of-the-envelope calculations, if CV isn’t stopped it may have PYLL exceeding cancer and heart failure combined.
Y'all who didn't even include Steph Curry in your MVP debates should be ashamed, because he's the MVP:
I forget, is Peyton Manning good at this comeback thing? Oh right:
This is by far the best "state of the election" graphic out there and should lead instead of map, IMO:…
I’ve tried teaching my kids this every once in a while since they were babies, and tonight my 8-year-old son suddenly just GOT IT and can now count to 31 on one hand easily! @ryanqnorth I know everything sucks in the world, but for right now I’M SO HAPPY!!