Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot extension

[UPDATE: Voting hours extended. Rob Y confirms we can keep the ballot open until Wednesday January 18, 12 midnight PST.] You have until midnight Jan 18th to cast your votes. Here’s the original invitation outlining the appropriate attitude to approach the ballot.
Posted On 17 Jan 2012

Awards Daily simulated Oscar nominations ballot

Here’s your VIP ballot for the Awards Daily simulated Oscar nominations. Our annual project to help us get a better grasp of the task Academy members face each year. Rob Y has done another bang-up job building the ballot framework. To simplify matters, for most categories...
Posted On 11 Jan 2012

Your Oscar Ballot: Awards Daily Readers' Winners!

(click here to view the full 9 rounds of voting.) Rob’s charts are so detailed and self-explanatory, there’s no need for editorializing aside from saying: Awards Daily Readers have a voice! Full results in all categories and complete demographic data after the cut.
Posted On 27 Feb 2011

Stacking the deck: reassigning preferential ballots

Rob has finished tabulating the results of the Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot. We’ll have the numbers posted early Saturday morning, along with his detailed charts showing the internal breakdown of votes in each category. Here’s one set of numbers Rob ran for us...
Posted On 25 Feb 2011

Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot: Final Fantasy

Awards Daily’s master tabulator Rob has finished polishing the algorithms for this year’s 2nd Annual Simulate Oscar Ballot Experiment. Already we’ve agreed to rethink some of our original intentions to better reflect the spirit of fun we all hope to find in our...
Posted On 17 Feb 2011