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.

The Psychology of Percentages
The Psychology of Percentages

We are all familiar with percentages: we learned about them in grade school and we encounter them everywhere. The ... keep reading
Seeing Color Through Infographics and Data Visualizations
Seeing Color Through Infographics and Data Visualizations

Color is a crucial part of our visual experience. It indicates many things in our lives, from the ripeness of a banana, ... keep reading
Eye Candy: 20 Visual Recipes
Eye Candy: 20 Visual Recipes

We recently posted a collection of infographics to help you outfit your kitchen and that got us in the mood to do some ... keep reading
Beer Infographics: Round Two
Beer Infographics: Round Two

St. Patrick’s day is upon us and if you’re planning to observe that holiday, chances are you’ll be ... keep reading
Illusions in Data Visualization
Illusions in Data Visualization

Data visualizations are effective ways for inputting information into a human’s brain, and as Visual Analytics ... keep reading
14 Infographics to Help Organize Your Kitchen
14 Infographics to Help Organize Your Kitchen

With the right preparation and setup, your kitchen can be a magical place where you create the most amazing gustatory ... keep reading
Visual Storytelling: A Tale of Two Cows
Visual Storytelling: A Tale of Two Cows

Visually recently published an infographic that illustrated a joke from the 1940s. The story in the joke was roughly ... keep reading
The Beautiful World of SciVis
The Beautiful World of SciVis

In the academic world, data visualization is broken into three main categories: Information Visualization (InfoVis), ... keep reading
11 Infographics About Infographics
11 Infographics About Infographics

People who create infographics do their work partly because they believe infographics are a great way to communicate ... keep reading
Roses are Red, Violets are Blue: 14 Infographics to Say I Love You
Roses are Red, Violets are Blue: 14 Infographics to Say I Love You

Valentine’s Day has a long history. There were actually several Saint Valentines. The two who are honored on ... keep reading