A Note from Steve Carr, One Book One Northwestern Faculty Chair
The numbers are rolling in: the Academy Awards will grace many different people for their performances, their skills, and their organizations with golden Oscar trophies. Nate Silver is already organizing these data into categories from which inferences can be made. We all thirstf or the earliest insight into the likelihoods that a particular, say, movie or actress, will be selected. And very soon after this weekend we will watching similarly amassed data predicting which college basketball teams will be spotted where on the brackets.