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.

Flags of The World
Flags of The World

Flags are icons for countries. They use symbolism to represent ideals and characteristics of the country they fly for. ... keep reading
Learning From Mistakes in Visualization
Learning From Mistakes in Visualization

Doing data visualizations correctly takes careful consideration. Incorrectly visualizing something can be misleading, ... keep reading
HackingBullipedia: Culinary Visualization Contest
HackingBullipedia: Culinary Visualization Contest

Last week, world-renowned chef Ferran Adrià and Telefónica I+D unveiled HackingBullipedia: a unique global challenge ... keep reading
Mapping The Internet
Mapping The Internet

The internet is a worldwide network of computers, but it seems very intangible to most of us. In a general sense, the ... keep reading
Want to Learn About Wine? Start With These 14 Wine Infographics
Want to Learn About Wine? Start With These 14 Wine Infographics

Wine is an ancient drink with uncountable varieties. With such a lengthy history, the culture surrounding it has also ... keep reading
Dissecting Staff Picks: Fracking Explained
Dissecting Staff Picks: Fracking Explained

Each day, the graphics submitted to Visually are examined by our staff for shining examples of good work. The best are ... keep reading
16 Complicated Movie Plots Explained With Infographic Timelines
16 Complicated Movie Plots Explained With Infographic Timelines

Movies often have complex plots, tell their story out of order, or involve time travel. Those things create loops in ... keep reading
Breaking Bad Periodic Tables
Breaking Bad Periodic Tables

Breaking Bad is back in the public consciousness since the second part of its final season got started last week. Along ... keep reading
The Underappreciated Seating Chart
The Underappreciated Seating Chart

A fairly common visualization type that is severely underappreciated is the seating chart. The visualization is ... keep reading
With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible
With Data Visualization, the Pulitzer Center Makes Social Issues Visible

In the grand scheme of things, the Internet is still a relatively new – and fast-changing – medium for ... keep reading