The Rantosphere

Assorted Ramblings of Chris Burnett.

Kano: a Raspberry Pi computer that snaps together like Lego in 107 seconds - News - Gadgets & Tech - The Independent

Your NHS data is completely anonymous – until it isn't

Pseudo-anonymous is as bad as it sounds…

Facebook Fraud (by Veritasium)

“The lack of independent oversight and transparency is what’s most worrying. People trust their GP, but who’s heard of the Health and Social Care Information Centre or the four people who sign off on access to all our medical records?”

absorptions: Mystery signal from a helicopter

This lady is a GENIUS.

Dramatic moment unconscious skydiver rescued mid-air captured on helmet camera (by The Telegraph)

Vikings—They’re Just Like Us! Social Networks in Norse Sagas - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

My God… what kind of maths lets them work out a rendezvous like this?

What You Get When 30 People Draw a World Map From Memory - Uri Friedman - The Atlantic

DNA seen through the eyes of a coder

This is a pretty fascinating article that will probably infuriate molecular biologists, but will make a lot of sense to your average computer scientist :)