Nate Silver is a leading statistician and best-selling author known for his unique brand of journalism and statistical analysis. He is the founder of FiveThirtyEight, a website providing data-driven coverage of politics, sports, economics, and science, among other topics. His most recent book, The Signal and The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t, is a New York Times bestseller. Before coming to politics, Silver was an analyst of baseball statistics and developed a widely acclaimed system for predicting player performance, career development, and seasonal winners and losers. He has co-authored several books on baseball statistics, including Mind Game, Baseball Between the Numbers, and It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over.