Merry New Year’s Eve! It has long been the custom at this blog to make predictions for the coming year (we’ll do that tomorrow, on New Year’s Day) and then to check them on the last day of that year. The one who makes the best prediction–that is, the most precise and unexpected prognostication–will be heaped with accolades. This year we will also heap the winner with World Table ratings.
We have a clear winner, someone who made a prediction out of the blue that few would have believed at the time of its makings, but that came true.
We also had some pretty good runners up. And only one dramatic loser, which, however, is amazing for reasons of its own. I will discuss them and make the presentation after the jump. [Read more…]