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.

Sharks: Deadly or Endangered?
Sharks: Deadly or Endangered?

Sharks and humans have a complex relationship. We have a respect and reverence for these ocean dwellers, partially out ... keep reading
Dissecting Staff Picks: Listen to Wikipedia
Dissecting Staff Picks: Listen to Wikipedia

Each day, the graphics submitted to Visually are examined by our staff for shining examples of good work. The best are ... keep reading
Chart ALL The Things!
Chart ALL The Things!

Since humans developed language, we have been naming, categorizing, and classifying the things around us. Building ... keep reading
Dissecting Staff Picks: How is Pasta Made? 4 Crucial Steps
Dissecting Staff Picks: How is Pasta Made? 4 Crucial Steps

Each day, the graphics submitted to Visually are examined by our staff for shining examples of good work. The best are ... keep reading
Visualizing the Global Sharknado Threat
Visualizing the Global Sharknado Threat

Sharknado, the latest shark movie from The Asylum, introduced the world to a terrifying new threat: tornadoes ... keep reading
Sound Bite Posters: Excellent Chart Junk
Sound Bite Posters: Excellent Chart Junk

Chart Junk is a hotly disputed topic in the data visualization community. But there are some instances where it ... keep reading
The Startup Universe: Not Your Average Network Visualization
The Startup Universe: Not Your Average Network Visualization

Visually is a startup, and as a startup, we have a special fascination with data about other startups. The CrunchBase ... keep reading
The Infographicization of Data: Google Databoard
The Infographicization of Data: Google Databoard

Google’s mission statement reads: Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it ... keep reading
12 Ice Cream Infographics
12 Ice Cream Infographics

Summer is heating up in the northern hemisphere, and July is national ice cream month in the US. Designers and ... keep reading
Web-Based Color Tools
Web-Based Color Tools

One of the most important things designers work with is color. Every element they draw, type, or generate with a ... keep reading