Solving for X (Factor)

[With the X Factor back on our screens, we’re delighted to present a guest post by Joy Leahy, statistics PhD student at Trinity College Dublin and part-time lecturer at Dublin City University and Institute of Technology Tallaght. Joy brings academic rigour to some common subjects for Sofabet discussion: the correlation between the public vote and […]

X Factor 2016 Spoilers: Who Makes Judges’ Houses?

The X Factor auditions start screening on ITV this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 27th/28th at 8pm. This year’s SHOCK TWIST has been announced: an act in each category is reinstated for judges’ houses, by the three other judges. That means the final 24 who were chosen weeks ago – the Six Chair Challenge was […]