Drew Skau

I'm a PhD CS Visualization student at UNCC with an undergrad in Architecture. I'm an Architect in a Computer Science world, and a Computer Scientist in an Architecture world.

Five Data Visualization Tools Focused on Design
Five Data Visualization Tools Focused on Design

The last few years have brought data visualization deeply into the world of design. It used to take highly technical ... keep reading
How to Easily Check Visualizations for Accuracy
How to Easily Check Visualizations for Accuracy

It is difficult to tell if many visualizations have been created correctly. Without looking up original sources and ... keep reading
The View From Bloomberg
The View From Bloomberg

The importance and effectiveness of data visualization in parsing big data and relaying it in an informative, efficient ... keep reading
Bad Infographics
Bad Infographics

The infographic format is known for quite a few things, many of which are not positive. Ridiculously tall and skinny ... keep reading
For Data Swamped Apple Users, Tableau Releases Mac Version
For Data Swamped Apple Users, Tableau Releases Mac Version

If you’re an Apple and Tableau user who’s begrudgingly running a pesky virtual machine, bogging down your ... keep reading
Digital Interaction Makes Art Accessible at The Getty Museum
Digital Interaction Makes Art Accessible at The Getty Museum

A typical visit to an art museum involves looking at art from a “safe” distance. Works of art are often ... keep reading
A Look at the Most Interesting World Cup Visualizations and Champion Predictions
A Look at the Most Interesting World Cup Visualizations and Champion Predictions

The World Cup is arguably the biggest sporting event in the world, with soccer/football fans being the majority on ... keep reading
The Power of Green In Design and Visual Content Marketing
The Power of Green In Design and Visual Content Marketing

How we perceive colors plays a big role in how we view the world around us. Each color has unique characteristics that ... keep reading
Visualizing Big Data
Visualizing Big Data

How do you visualize the concept of Big Data? How about by looking into infinity? Microsoft recently did just that in ... keep reading
Data Visualization is Key in Communicating Data Insight
Data Visualization is Key in Communicating Data Insight

Data Visualization is just as important as ever when it comes to finding and presenting insights buried in data. A new ... keep reading