Our Favorite #chArtBy Rox Williams | Last modified on April 28, 2023
Heatmaps are a beautiful thing. So are charts. Even better is that sometimes, they end up producing unintentional—or intentional, in the case of our happy o11ydays experiment—art.
Here’s a collection of our favorite #chArt from our Pollinators Slack community. Today would be a great time to join if you’re into good conversation about OpenTelemetry, Honeycomb-y stuff, SLOs, and obviously, art.
Pierre from Honeycomb posted this rain cloud.
It’s raining just over your house
This reminds me of that scene in The Truman Show where the rain cloud literally follows Truman. Thank you Irving from Honeycomb for this submission!
“I think my heatmap is trying to become sentient and talk to me.” - Jean-Philippe Belanger. Not ominous or scary whatsoever. Nope.
“We had this nice mountain scene the other day” - Sean Hood.
I’m pretty sure I made something similar when I first got a computer and discovered Microsoft Paint. Submitted by Blake Irvin.
If we put a mouth on this one, it looks like a Porg!
Submitted by Ryan King.
Another great one from Blake Irvin! Can you see it? Just needs the creepy mouth.
Otherworldly ocean waves. From Kesha Mykhailov: “Our front-end app versions in production—I think it’s beautiful.”
We think it’s beautiful too.
“Hey look, it’s Haystack Rock, but flipped!” - Irving from Honeycomb.
Thank you to Oli Lane for this one!
Another shot from Irving. Swooning over the colors!
Jessitron created the Honeycomb logo inside a heatmap and it is SO GOOD.
Finally, my personal favorite, left without comment (except for: thank you Reid).
That’s it for this year!
Hope you enjoyed this gallery of fine chArt. We’ll hopefully do this on a yearly basis, so if you want to participate and send some charts/heatmaps over, join us in our Pollinators Slack #chArt channel.
In the meantime, don’t forget that over the holidays, we released the happy o11ydays repo where you can generate your own cool wintery heatmaps!
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