"I'm a cold, vulcan version of a football fan." So says Lee Mooney as he explains how, with nothing but a passion, some public data and Tableau Public, he's gone about turning the world of professional football upside-down.
Next, John Burn-Murdoch of The Guardian Datablog told us about how a modern-day data journalist works, from free tools to gather and clean data to some of the fantastic visualizations they've created over the years.
Then the 60+ participants split into teams to analyze 50+ years of Top Album data. One hour later, all teams had published a killer analysis-- each very different. Click any image for the live dashboard.
And here's the link to the data (from wikipedia), in case you care to try your own: bit.ly/AlbumsTableau
Thanks to Lee, John and the very sporting participants in the session! It was a great time.