Introduction to VisiData
VisiData is a relatively new tool for quickly exploring datasets. It's fast, powerful and keyboard-driven. It's often the first piece of software I use to examine new data. In this hands-on session, you'll learn VisiData's essentials commands — including how to sort, filter, summarize and aggregate.
This session is good for: People who have a basic familiarity with your computer's command line interface. No programming knowledge necessary, but some knowledge of Python is a plus.
Jeremy Singer-Vine is the data editor at BuzzFeed News. He also publishes Data Is Plural, a weekly newsletter of useful/curious datasets. www.jsvine.com
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