"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."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Nate Silver on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Nate Silver on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Nate Silver on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Nate Silver on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Nate Silver on Earl Nightingale
"I love South American food, and I haven't really been down there. I really need a vacation."
"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."
"By playing games you can artificially speed up your learning curve to develop the right kind of thought processes."