You do realize that there's a huuuuuuuuge confirmation bias here, right? I don't have any skin in the Amazon, Walmart or Target game, my relationship with all of them is as an occasional shopper. But you're not going to get people writing in that think their job is pretty ok. There's just not enough passion there for… » 8/02/13 4:27pm 8/02/13 4:27pm

Ok, can we please get one thing straight: the First Amendment does not allow you to say anything you want without fear of reprisal or consequence. It means that the government can't legally tell you what you may and may not say. If your boss feels that your speech demonstrates that you can't do your job well or… » 7/30/13 10:43am 7/30/13 10:43am

Dear Nate Silver,

I'm in a fantasy football keeper league and I'm facing a dilemma. I'm trying to decide between keeping Jordy Nelson and Cecil Shorts. Both cost me the same pick to keep, but I can keep Shorts for one year longer than Nelson.

In my league, WR's receive .1 points/yard, 6 points/touchdown and… » 7/29/13 2:19pm 7/29/13 2:19pm

I did something like this chasing U2 in Fez. I was studying there and saw a blog post saying they were recording in Fez during the Sacred Music Festival which had happened about two weeks previous. I looked at some pictures, read some more blogs and determined that they were staying at a riad in the Medina. We paid a… » 7/18/13 2:50pm 7/18/13 2:50pm