Trashy's World: My predictions for Monday…

… so you can all laugh at me on Tuesday… (0) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Psephos: Predicting the Unpredictable

With the first full day of official campaigning underway, where is the state of the race? Luckily we know, since it seems that everyone and their mothers have set up election projections or predictions in time for this campaign. Even I have maintained a rolling average offline, currently showing a tight three-way race (though with ...

The Scott Ross: 2013 Predictions

Justin Trudeau will become the next Liberal Leader and the party will actually air an advertisement or two as part of a determined strategy to define him and the party before the Conservatives do. Something the Liberals failed to do with Dion and Ignatieff. Gerard Kennedy will become the next Liberal Leader in Ontario; working ...

Blunt Objects: Handicapping the NDP Leadership Race

Eric Grenier over at 308.com has done something very fantastic this week with the conclusion of the provincial election bonanza that will be extremely helpful as the NDP leadership race moves along: an actual predictive method. You’d have to read Grenier’s entire post to get a good grasp of what he’s done, but it’s an ...

Trashy's World: How close were we?

… in our election predictions? Final count: OLP: 53 (37%) PCO: 37 (35%) ONDP: 17 (23%) Now to compare the predictions: Conservative-leaning Twitter bud @RunnertheFirst on the popular vote: Now for the fun part. Based on past history of the pollsters I will predict LPO at between 36-38%, PCPO at 34-36% and the ONDP at 24-26% ...

Blunt Objects: Teddy’s election projection for Ontario

I decided to make a map of my personal projection (IE not the official Blunt Objects projection) for the Ontario Election tomorrow evening. I’m not much for talking when there’s a map involved, so without further adieu;

Blunt Objects: Ontario Projections 2011

For any of those interested in the upcoming provincial election, there’s now a few sites so far that provide some pretty detailed projections based on recent polling that you should take note of, plus some others. The first, of course, is Eric Grenier and ThreeHundredEight.com, who has detailed riding-by-riding projections and is usually up-to-date with ...

Blunt Objects: My Mid-Year Predictions for the End of the Year

Based so far on the polling done, the mood of the nation so far, and the general trend we’re seeing, I’m going to go out on a limb and predict three major things for Canadian politics by the end of the year. 1. There will be two or three governments with the name “Liberal” by ...

The Skwib: Seven things that I guarantee won’t matter in 70 years

So, you can just stop worrying, okay? everything on that is trending on Twitter today whether you look fat in those pants Facebook anything you watched on TMZ that big meeting with marketing tomorrow if you wrote a post on your blog today your broken heart (it will be mended by then). Alltop will also ...

Pop The Stack: On Predicting the Future of Science and Technology

We must be wary not to overestimate the progress of science and equally wary we not underestimate the progress of technology. Just a thought that occurred to me today. People are always eager to predict that science will be ‘pretty much done’ in the next 30 years, answering all the hard questions and progressing at ...