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.

12 Infographics to Help You Prepare for and Celebrate Thanksgiving

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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
Breaking Bad Graphic Shows Character Interconnectedness via Social Graph

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Breaking Bad Graphic Shows Character Interconnectedness via Social Graph

Note: Minor Breaking Bad spoilers below. Read at your own risk.   At Visual.ly, we’re big fans of using ... keep reading
5 Design Lessons for Adults from Chip Kidd’s New Book for Kids

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5 Design Lessons for Adults from Chip Kidd’s New Book for Kids

Iconic graphic designer Chip Kidd recently released Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design. It’s an ... keep reading
How Do Our Brains Process Infographics? MIT “Mongrel” Shows Peripheral Vision at Work

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How Do Our Brains Process Infographics? MIT “Mongrel” Shows Peripheral Vision at Work

Infographics can contain a wealth of useful, interesting, and captivating information, but only if readers take the ... keep reading
What Makes a Visually Staff Pick?

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What Makes a Visually Staff Pick?

Each day, the graphics submitted to Visually are examined by our staff for shining examples of good work. The best are ... keep reading
How Does Data Visualization Work?

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How Does Data Visualization Work?

We work with data visualizations so much at Visually, that we often forget not everyone is as familiar with them as we ... keep reading
2013 Kantar Information Is Beautiful Awards

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2013 Kantar Information Is Beautiful Awards

The Kantar Information Is Beautiful Awards celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations, infographics, and ... keep reading
Using Graphs to Visualize Movie Character Relationships

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Using Graphs to Visualize Movie Character Relationships

In the post-Facebook, Twitter and Google world, Internet users can be easily organized into a social graph: a web-like ... keep reading
Data, Art and Environmentalism Collide at Cooper Union

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Data, Art and Environmentalism Collide at Cooper Union

Data visualization and art combine in EMISSIONS: Images from the Mixing Layer, a two-part exhibition at Cooper Union ... keep reading
Find the Perfect Halloween Costume With These 15 Infographics

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Find the Perfect Halloween Costume With These 15 Infographics

Still looking for a Halloween costume? It happens to a lot of us: every year, Halloween is a few days away and we have ... keep reading