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 Data Visualization Catalogue

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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
Interactive Map Reveals Where Football Players Call Home

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Interactive Map Reveals Where Football Players Call Home

Once the final whistle blows in the Super Bowl matchup between the Broncos and the Seahawks on February 2, die-hard ... keep reading
Designers: Our Craft Isn’t Threatened by an Interface and a Library of Icons

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Designers: Our Craft Isn’t Threatened by an Interface and a Library of Icons

Squarespace introduced Squarespace Logo Wednesday: a service aimed at helping small businesses easily and quickly ... keep reading
Personal Storytelling With API-Driven Infographics

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Personal Storytelling With API-Driven Infographics

Vizify pulls data from your social media accounts to build you a personal website, featuring great visualizations and ... keep reading
Visualizing the Value of a Twitter Follower

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Visualizing the Value of a Twitter Follower

Visual storytelling can take on many shapes, sizes and styles. Some stories are best told with charts and other data ... keep reading
Visually Announces Series A Funding

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Visually Announces Series A Funding

Visual content is a big part of the future of the internet — and Visually’s investors are counting on it. ... keep reading
9 Infographics to Help You Battle the Polar Vortex

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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
Your Design Work Doesn’t Need a Selfie

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Your Design Work Doesn’t Need a Selfie

One of my jobs as creative director at Visually is browsing the portfolios of prospective creative talent (those who ... keep reading
Save These Dates: 7 Must-Attend Visualization Conferences for 2014

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Save These Dates: 7 Must-Attend Visualization Conferences for 2014

As 2013 winds to a close, there is much for the data visualization community to look forward to in 2014. The community ... keep reading
The Top 20 Interactive Visualizations of 2013

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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