"I love South American food, and I haven't really been down there. I really need a vacation."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Nate Silver on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Nate Silver on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Nate Silver on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Nate Silver on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Nate Silver on Benjamin Franklin
"When human judgment and big data intersect there are some funny things that happen."
"When you try to predict future E.R.A.'s with past E.R.A.'s, you're making a mistake."
"Distinguishing the signal from the noise requires both scientific knowledge and self-knowledge."
"We're not that much smarter than we used to be, even though we have much more information - and that means the real skill now is learning how to pick out the useful information from all this noise."
"By playing games you can artificially speed up your learning curve to develop the right kind of thought processes."