Demo 1: Ask questions of a data set
How much variety has there been in popular female baby names?
- Filter: Rank = 1
- Aggregate: Female Name
- Visualize: Pie
Not much variety in the top female names; Mary holds her own.
How popular has "John" been over time?
- Filter: Male name = John
- Visualize: Timeline
John was incredibly popular for the first part of the century, and has rapidly fallen out of favor since.
- Filter: Male name contains Greg ->Gregory
Demo 2: Collaboration features
You and you collaborators can discuss data sets at a very granular level - by row, column, and even cell by cell.
2000 Child Mortality Rates
Navigate to far-right column
Open discussion of what numbers mean
Show Discussion panel
Let's say you'd like to share a few of those columns.
File > Create View
Uncheck columns as needed, save view
Give it new permissions (for example, make it public)
Country GDPs from 3 different sources
File > About
How much discrepancy is there between these 3 sources?
1. Filter: Rank <=20
2. Visualize: Line Chart
3. command-click to select the three Ranks