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Ravitch, Silver Represent Brooklyn Heights On The Daily Show

Last week, Jon Stewart and the Daily Show welcomed two guests (on different nights) who live in the Brooklyn Heights area. BHB Ten 2010 member Diane Ravitch appeared to discuss her new book Reign Of Error. While Silver, who has taken his fivethirtyeight.com to ABC/ESPN, appeared in a segment with Al Madrigal about gays in […]

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Nate Silver Leaving New York Times For ESPN And Olbermann Show

Brooklyn Heights resident (or to be technically correct Downtown Brooklyn resident)/ writer/statistician Nate Silver will be joining ESPN according to the New York Times’ Brian Stelter:

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Follow-Up: Nate Silver Nails All 50 States In Prez Election Prediction

BHB shared Tuesday that Brooklyn Heights area resident/NY Times’ 538 Blog guru Nate Silver’s predicted “President Obama has a 90.9% probability of winning reelection,” alongside his profile in Tablet. Turns out the dude knows his stuff: The statistician/strategist correctly called every single state in last evening’s election—after being needled for weeks by political commentators who […]

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Brooklyn Resident & Numbers Guru Nate Silver Gets His Own Meme

Brooklyn Heights area resident/538 Blog guru Nate Silver has a meme of his own going on right now. Yesterday the Daily Kos and many other left-leaning blogs posted an image from Steve Garfield’s Tumblr playing on the WWII era British poster “Keep Calm and Carry On”. In this case, it’s “Keep Calm and Trust Nate […]

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BHB Ten 2010 – This Year’s Most Notable Brooklyn Heights Residents

This year’s BHB Ten is an interesting bunch.  Some have added “flava” to Brooklyn Heights, while other have made it more beautiful, more interesting and dare we say more fun.  Some have dedicated themselves to preserving the area’s unique historic character.  We know there will be a lively discussion about who made this year’s list… […]

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