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SIC Video Interview With Elan Lee, Founder of Fourth Wall Studios

David Shing | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology
David Shing

It's not just gamers and day-dreamers who do it. Inserting oneself into a favorite story has always been a part of our active imaginations. But wha...

New Transmedia Project Aims To Change Fiction

Posted 08.07.2012 | Books

A new transmedia project called 'The Numinous Place' is trying to raise money on Kickstarter. It already has one famous backer: the actor Russell Crow...

New Media Breaks Through: Fourth Wall Studios Launches RIDES

Turnstyle | Posted 07.04.2012 | Technology
Turnstyle

By: Noah J. Nelson The technological arms race that has given us wi-fi and social media has left our society with a fractured attention span in a bro...

ARG's South Dakota Poll?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

"Do you trust the ARG poll in South Dakota?" I have been asked that question more than once over the last 24 hours. The South Dakota poll released by ...

Predictive Accuracy of the 2008 Pennsylvania Primary Pollsters

Guest Pollster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Guest Pollster

Berwood Yost is Director of The Floyd Institute's Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College. Kirk Miller is B.F. Fackenthal Professo...

Pennsylvania Poll Errors

Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Franklin

Pennsylvania was a pretty good night for most pollsters, certainly compared to some earlier primaries this year. A few made it into the "five-ring" o...

Another Update on PA by Race, Gender and Education

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Another Pennsylvania survey from Quinnipiac University presents another opportunity to check the results broken out by race, gender and education. The...

Pennsylvania Dem Trend Sensitivity

Charles Franklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Franklin

Time for a look at the sensitivity of our trend estimators. ARG has a new Pennsylvania poll out showing a 20 point Clinton lead. But Susquehanna Pol...

Comparing Pollsters in Pennsylvania

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

I know the question just about everyone following the Pennsylvania primary contest is asking today is what polls are showing regarding the impact of t...

MS: Demographics and Vote by Race

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

For those who will be watching results from the Mississippi primary tonight, here is a breakdown of the demographics of recent surveys as well as the ...

Junior Tuesday Leftovers

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Here is a quick review of a few items of interest I neglected to link to in the aftermath of this weeks' Junior Tuesday primaries. First, SurveyUSA ha...

The Demographics of Ohio Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

On Friday I posted demographic profile data on recent polls in Texas. Today I have the equivalent data from Ohio, and a few thoughts about what it all...

The Demographics of Texas Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last fall, I asked all of the organizations that conducted Iowa Caucus surveys to disclose the demographic composition of their samples and several ot...

SurveyUSA Report Cards: A Correction

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

A week ago, I linked to two new pollster "report cards" prepared by SurveyUSA (one for all pollsters, one for the 14 most active this year), based on ...

Why So Much Volatility in Texas?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Not surprisingly, the three new Texas polls we posted yesterday provoked quite a bit of discussion. We have three polls showing very different results...

South Carolina: More Theories and Exit Polls

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Some thoughts about tonight's South Carolina's primary, including some follow-up on yesterday's post on the variation in pre-election poll results: 1)...

South Carolina: Why So Much Variation?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

We've had quite a bit of discussion today in the comments section about the wide variation in results from the South Carolina polls. Reader Ciccina no...