My name is Rukshan, a wonderer, blogger, occasional coder and a health informatics guy.
I’m Rukshan Ranatunge, currently following my Master’s of Science degree in the field of Biomedical Informatics. I’m interested in digital health systems and achieving interoperability between digital health systems.
This is the place where I write about my musings in my everyday life, tutorials, adventures and misadventures, hot takes and everything in between. If you find my writing helpful, please leave a comment.
Today I logged in to check my Twitter feed. However, today I saw something different, my Twitter feed was not the same. There were tweets from people I don’t know, or from topics I’m not interested in on their feed. Going up and down the feed a couple of times, I figured out what’s difference.…
Recently one of my friends shared a link in one of our groups, it’s a Telegram bot that is supposed to generate Tron tokens, and he needed 10 referrals to withdraw his tokens. I’ve some friends who are interred in cryptocurrency, mining, trading, trying to make a large amount of money using cryptocurrency. But I…
In the last post I said that I just started my MSc in health informs. The first semester has five modules, one of those modules is about object oriented programming. The object oriented programming module starts with introduction to programming, mathematics in programming, flow charts and pseudo codes. When I was going through past papers…
I recently started this blog to start a new year resolution for 2021, that is to post at least one blog post every week. But I have been writing ever since and blogging has become more of an addiction. Even if I have to painstaking write from by iPad. You might be wondering how I’m…
Every few years there comes a technology that people get hyped about, everyone wants to be a specialist in that field because it appears to be the next big thing. Between 2015-2019 this was largely about bitcoins and blockchain technology. Everyone wanted to be a specialist in blockchain technology. Bitcoin was booming, ICOs were happening…
Yamu was started out as an idea in a hackathon back in 2011 or 2012 (I can’t remember the exact time), but it’s close to a decade. The original idea was to start something that was close to Uber or PickMe. But when it came out, the site was more like Yelp, reviewing places, specially…
I feel blogging is making a comeback, why? Because people are starting to realize that they can carve their own brand and be content creators, rather than just sharing your thoughts among few Facebook friends. And since not all of us are video creators, most people will be selecting blogging as their platform of choice.…
Recently I saw a Facebook post post where someone has monitored his data usage and found out that he is spending nearly 300mb of data everyday just for the ad content he’s getting on different websites and YouTube. I don’t know how his browsing behavior, or whether these figures are accurate, however if true a…
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National Covid Health Information System
I helped in development and implementation of the National Covid Health Information System
I’m currently engaged in implementing FHIR standards for the Ministry of Health Sri Lanka and achieve interoperability in healthcare.
Sri Lankan Open Data Portal for Health
I’m currently designing and developing the Open Data Portal for Health In Sri Lanka as part of my Master’s thesis.