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.

5 Ways to Add Visual Power to Your Presentation
5 Ways to Add Visual Power to Your Presentation

Few things in this world are more boring than sitting through a bad presentation. While a big portion of a ... keep reading
Illustrating Film: A Matter of Distilling Images to the Very Basic
Illustrating Film: A Matter of Distilling Images to the Very Basic

Movies have so much detail put into them, especially the great ones. Everything is carefully considered and planned: ... keep reading
The Data Visualization Catalogue
The Data Visualization Catalogue

If you’ve ever struggled with what visualization to create to best show the data you have, The Data Visualization ... keep reading
9 Infographics to Help You Battle the Polar Vortex
9 Infographics to Help You Battle the Polar Vortex

As anyone who lives in most of North America knows, it’s cold outside right now. The US has experienced record ... keep reading
The Top 20 Interactive Visualizations of 2013
The Top 20 Interactive Visualizations of 2013

Interactive websites are a great way to communicate visually. With modern browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, ... keep reading
HelpMeViz Provides Expert Data Visualization Advice
HelpMeViz Provides Expert Data Visualization Advice

If you’ve ever struggled with a complex data set or a visualization that just isn’t showing what you want ... keep reading
The 20 Most Powerful Storytelling Videos of 2013
The 20 Most Powerful Storytelling Videos of 2013

Animated videos are quickly becoming a leading medium of choice for impactful story telling. That’s hardly ... keep reading
Datavisual Enters Private Beta, Testers Wanted!
Datavisual Enters Private Beta, Testers Wanted!

Information designers have more tools at their disposal these days than ever before. Ever since its release in 2011, D3 ... keep reading
The Top 20 Infographics of 2013
The Top 20 Infographics of 2013

Like most recent years, 2013 has been packed full of infographics. Some were about current events, others just covered ... keep reading
12 Infographics to Help You Prepare for and Celebrate Thanksgiving
12 Infographics to Help You Prepare for and Celebrate Thanksgiving

Surrounding yourself with people you love and eating delicious food is a fun and comforting experience. In preparation ... keep reading