Human After All: Why Nate Silver’s Math Revolution Won’t Kill The Pundits

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http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Matt Baker is an engineer at Wealthfront, a software-based financial advisor that is democratizing access to high quality financial advice. Follow him on Twitter. In elections and finance, mathematical models take emotion out of the equation, but does the human element really disappear? Some people are using Nate Silver’s “triumph ” in the presidential election to draw the conclusion that we’re witnessing the death of political pundits. People sometimes make the same kind of argument in investing, as Nick Shalek did in Thankfully, Software Is Eating the Personal (IT news)